Adryan Barnathan

Fish Out Of Water - Poem by Adryan Barnathan

Submerged below
the surface
I swim and splash
like a water nymph
until you come
and scoop me out
of my liquid heaven-

I flip and flop
with stealing gasps
of crusading breaths
to live, live, live
so cast me loose
into the pond
where water is
art and writing

Comments about Fish Out Of Water by Adryan Barnathan

  • (11/12/2005 10:56:00 PM)

    Live, live, live! No, thanks. I prefer to swim also. Loved the imagery for this universal message of the creative. (Report) Reply

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  • (7/29/2005 7:39:00 AM)

    Dear Adrienne, I found this interesting to read, kind of an odd reversal of usual 'reality'. I wasn't sure whether 'you' is a particular person, or what? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 28, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, May 17, 2010

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