Friday, May 15, 2009

The Feast (Stanza Thirteen)

They throw me back -
to the feast,
my fisherman,

Saturday, May 9, 2009

The Feast (Stanza Twelve)

The captain shakes his head.
"This siren," he says,
"is undersize."

Friday, May 8, 2009

The Feast (Stanza Eleven)

I am fetched up in the net
of the trawler returning home.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

The Feast (Stanza Ten)

He is snagged by the arms of the sea.

Friday, May 1, 2009

The Feast (Stanza Nine)

The road to sunrise is paved
with mermaid purses,
lost sinkers,
stranded shells.