Lady of the Sea

Written for: prompt = What do you See? Challenge Oct/30/2018

Double Reverse Etheree poetry form

mermaid on the sea Helene's Photo

Lady of the Sea

Long ago, alongside whales and dolphins
Swimming carefree beneath ocean waves
Peculiar beings entrapped me
Forcefully brought me to shore
Positioned their trophy
Permanently still
Clothed into stone
Numb abode
Playmates
Swim
I
Hardened
My heart grieves
For source of life
Direct gaze to sea
In the absence of breath
How can I reclaim my heart
Will strangers ever part with me
Respect appeal from Whales and Dolphins
Grant my spirit a return to the sea

©Hélène Vaillant

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