sea, the desert

oh sea
separated
so far
from water

always your waves
shimmer
dance
with promises
drawn from the deep

oh sea
I will drown
in your bed
of dust clouds
and sand

I flounder
bereft of water
beached
and burned
by the sear
of your heat


© Frank Prem, 2017

Poem #33: what did you do today

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