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The Missing Element

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What would life be without the silence in the sun
flaring and wakening heat in your oiled skin
Or the moon pulling back the sheets
so that starfish can feel the kiss of your hands
for awhile

What would life be without cool waters
slipping over my tongue and all the words caught in my throat
never sliding their way into your seashell ears
That water that rubs your back and draws you in,

soothes your soul and then carries away your swimsuit
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: air
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Kelly Kurt 18 March 2015

Evocative and well written. You make us all long for such a person. Thank you

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