18.1.22 dVerse Thesaurus Day

18.1.22 dVerse Thesaurus Day
B&W Wave
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The pebbles roll
and wheel,
and blabber in its foreign tongue.

It’s a weedy pitched language,
an unfamiliar voice of
waves pulling
at the beach’s happy aspect.
And then it cackles
with laughter.

Foam dribbles off sleeves of kelp,
from the pier,
a wave draws back breath
and swells again.

And then it gurgles death’s rattle,
fighting an ebb retreat,
and seethes.

Written for dVerse #ThesaurusDay using the following words: blabber; cackle; dribble; gurgle; seethe.  ©Misky 2022 Shared with #amwriting #apoemaday on Twitter

10 responses to “18.1.22 dVerse Thesaurus Day”

  1. Over and above merely admiring your work(s), Misky, I must say that I’m awed by the consistency with which you address such a wide variety of subjects. Beautiful work.


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