Hot Shingles in Your Area

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Where the estuary opened her arms wide
enticing embrace from the vaulted sky
in the shade of tangled mangrove boughs
we lightly explored the depths of love
with salt and vinegar for reckless beginners
a taste of elation with a lemon slice
seagulls descended to eat our lunch
and it never mattered in the slightest
that the evening tides were against us
sands receding with the sun’s retreating
we fumbled, unsure and stubbornly insecure
our hands weaving an impossible knot
our hearts were bound and beat as one.

12 thoughts on “Hot Shingles in Your Area

      1. Welcome πŸ™‚ I love looking through poetry ove written over the years. It’s really neat seeing the changes and similarities between then and now . It’s a great idea posting something older. πŸ™‚ it really is a beautiful writing piece

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