Stefanie Fontker

Thalassa

Treading water, seas away -
I hear you whispering into waves,
Mouthing a forgotten name
Along the meeting of moving lips.
A serene dream, lashed into sudden,
Tongue-biting, heart-thudding fury.
The winds bind you to reality -
You are rendered volatile,
From breast onwards, you,
Yoke upon a headless land,
No longer do you caress the sharks;
You are destined to claw at throats.

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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  • S.zaynab KamoonpuriS.zaynab Kamoonpuri (6/20/2014 9:09:00 AM)

    Woah mystical n extraordinary freeverse poem! The last line seemd dark.

    Pls review my latest poem too.

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  • Astrid EcksteinAstrid Eckstein (7/10/2013 6:43:00 PM)

    Stefanie,
    This poem hits home (rhyme not intended) . Bravo sister~

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  • Hans VrHans Vr (11/15/2012 1:22:00 AM)

    Wow, the surreal part of it speaks to the imagination

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