The Ocean I. A lover She pulses under the little boats with their brown fishermen who know her like a lover sensing her moods content for her to kiss them with her abundance II. A queen This queen reigns over vast lands, unconstrained, not to be contained, she spreads herself upon the shore saturating sand, soaking deep she throws herself over rocks splashes, transformed to salty mist, dissolving into air permeating everything III. A pool She sits like a pool on a hot summer day inviting you in to her stillness her soft wetness carries your weight and you rest on her soft body slumbering in her surety
This is the second post to include poetry I wrote while on holiday last month in Mexico. (Go HERE if you missed the first.) I never tire of sitting in silence and watching the beautiful Pacific meet the coast in the sweet little town of San Agustinillo. This poem is part of an online collection I call Little Morsels of Delight.