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“Down the Shore” | Poem

I’d say we drowned the voice of
The deep Atlantic in Katy Perry.

Or banished mystery with
Mini golf and Skee ball.

Or caught chaos in a box and
Turned it into taffy for children.

But the truth is the ocean
Tamed herself: salt-sweet,

Warm as milk, and lolling up to
Lick our hand like a friendly dog.

Thanks to Philadelphia Stories for publishing “Down the Shore” in 2014.

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