Night Swim

Open arms like Jesus
Walk into the sea
Hazy constellations
No one here but me

Whitecaps skimming quickly
Frosting on the waves
Water black, unknowable
A trusting heart is brave

Sinking to my knees
A bather in the night
Rocked by lunar currents
Meandering delight

Close your eyes, imagine
It’s you who are the sea
Salty, warm and cleansing
Purifying me


3 Responses to Night Swim

  1. b. shrope says:

    what a fabulous poem! RIP Corey Haim 😦

  2. Carly says:


  3. sheila says:

    That poem is absolutely delightful.

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