Pools – A Poem by Joe Barca — Vita Brevis

Pools

Submitted by Joe Barca

 

I am but water.
The puddle of

last night’s shower.
I live for an hour or two.

Until the sunshine
absorbs me.

I am the ocean
for children in

Wellington boots.
For earthworms.

And for the descent
of errant swallows.

I am pavement’s
liquid memory.

I………

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Image: The Landing Stage – Santiago Rusinol

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Tanya says:

    Such a beautiful poem, so vivid. Loved it!

    Liked by 1 person

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