Treasure Island

Bernadette Hall


Dionysus Sailing

Wine slips
over the lip
of a red glazed cup

& there is
Dionysus sailing

the woven sail cracks
a dolphin thwacks the water
with his fish hook tail

from the lashed mast
fat grapes spring
promising freedom

an awesome lover
great Dionysus
limbs loosed
in a slim grained ship

elegantly fit
to drain a woman
to dry black lees
& then sail on

Submitted: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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