Pond Break

by Mary E. Lowd

March 12, 2021

The haunting strains of a jazzy song
Deep in the green water
Where newts belong
Wishing and swishing
Swimming and brimming
With wiggly tails
Of salamanders
Who know the peace
Of life beneath
A glassy roof

Stay awhile
And just look

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From the book:  Some Words Burn Brightly: An Illuminated Collection of Poetry

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