Code Purple: Day Five

Not a mermaid.
Lost between a song
and a murmur of deep waves,
a memory of strength
and the pink stains
that lifted me,
one foot and then the other,
over the sound of your lips
as they bent skyward
to catch my voice between them.

In dreams,
you chased me
into the sea
and pretended
to save me.

In life,
I kept you
from drowning.

©2015 Jessica Stephenson All Rights Reserved


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