Swimming

Flat, still sea blends softly into the horizon

Tingling hands, catching breath

Coolness and deep surround

The sea, the sky, and I
Run gasping into the breaker spray

Full of power the sea pulls us

Tumble of white

Icy cold exhilaration
Skin pricked with goosebumps

Delicious salt-sting as I pat with my towel

Quickly into my down jacket

Smoothed stones & hot mint tea

Give thanks to the sea

3 thoughts on “Swimming

    1. Thank you! I’m still finding my feet with poetry but it’s good to put it out there… The beach is beautiful isn’t it? So lucky to have it 25 minutes drive away.

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