Fallows C, Gallagher AJ, Hammerschlag N (2013)

Great White

A speckled nose pulses, tingling
Sunlight knifes the water
She slings a slab of sea
Aside with her tail
To align with the light
A pulse leads her this way
Where a seal unseen chases tracks
Of small fish
Voltage brews a crackling storm
And the water moves easily aside
Easier, faster
Bending waves and suspensions of light
Around her sides, and her torsion
Absorbing her weight
A spear of bubbles and another
Dark prey shooting high
She knows the signs to the surface
As the spider knows its web

Gum pressure and blood
Blood and blushes of water
Push the gills
Jaws work warm tubes and bones
And the tail slows contented