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kendall thomas


The Sea


This is how the sea moves:
Hips undulant
Like a naked woman who is dreaming,
Who is eager for love
And despairing.
The sea is like this:
Like a woman who has no illusions,
Who feels stirrings of lust within her.
The sea moves as a woman who is proud,
With shoulders squared back,
Who approaches calmly or angrily.
This is how the sea moves:
Against my thigh lapping
And without shame,
Or regrets or demands,
Moving without restraint,
Natural and free.

Submitted: Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Edited: Thursday, November 17, 2011
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