Kelp Bed

a regal nobility

birthed from honesty

this spectral knight

from a foreign sea

who kneels

fingertip painting

the hollow beneath

my driftwood cheek

he softens the breach

turbid waters recede

and he fills the hollow

in my bed of reeds


© M.G. Iannucci 2018

Painting: “Metamorphosis” by Mia Tavoratti

Floods in Southern California

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