Emily Beck

What's Oxygen But A Double Bond? - Poem by Emily Beck

What an accent,
For a bubble trapped.
Fathoms of water separating it from its people.
Dragged down - down - down by squids and jellies,
Up to see the moonlight,
Hiding from the daylight.
Pieces absorbed into the murky
Although, more like a three dimensional
Upside down
From rocks and star fish,
Up, the mid ocean, swirls of tuna drifting across diamonds.
Hammer heads swimming sideways,
Float across a manta ray fin, forced down
As it glides toward the sky.
Finally a fraction is freed.
Released back to its brethren,
Stories of the great beneath.
Like a computer chip transfer,
The whole sky is blue.
The whole sky is blue.

Comments about What's Oxygen But A Double Bond? by Emily Beck

  • Rookie - 0 Points Emily Beck (7/2/2013 5:07:00 PM)

    Your writing does the same to me. Speaking of, I'd severely neglected reading your poems lately! FU*K! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 158 Points R.benjamin Abate (6/27/2013 10:38:00 AM)

    Love it, Emily. Your writing is always taking me on an adventure. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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