yellow leaf waves under yellow peeling bridge— what bleached coral lingers for the final crinkling edge to drink
an ocean of inhalation before the risen waves crash flat ahead, inward past the rockwall, to the land
petrichor sniff before salt erupts from low tide flow Related articles High-Speed Video Reveals The Source Of That Incredible After-Rain Smell (io9.com)
mooring ripples like a pig waking on the reef half-beneath black waves trading foam for digital blue highlights Related articles Flying Drone Captures Underwater Images of 300-Year-Old Coral (livescience.com) Nine Eyes in the Pacific Ocean (space.io9.com) Coral Creeps Up Island…
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I have three poems online in the latest issue of quarter after. The third poem, Five Lives, was inspired by the animated gif below which shows starfish eating a dead whale.