The Siren Song

Matthew Spira
Dec 29, 2020 · 1 min read
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The wave
takes you
and rolls you
on the bottom
of the ocean.
Overwhelmed.
Sand and rocks
in your swimsuit
and hair.
Rough ride
to the shore.
Not sure
you can breathe.
But the wave
deposits you
safely onshore.
Shaken and sore
you go back out
for more.

— Maggie Mathis © 2020

Matthew Spira

Ever-growing collection of poetry.

Matthew Spira

Written by

Just a middle-aged dude doing middle-aged things. Poetry repository: matthewspira.org. 1st collection, The End of the Rainbow, on sale: http://amzn.to/32Kkt3d

Matthew Spira

Ever-growing collection of poetry. Now with audio (in-progress)!

Matthew Spira

Written by

Just a middle-aged dude doing middle-aged things. Poetry repository: matthewspira.org. 1st collection, The End of the Rainbow, on sale: http://amzn.to/32Kkt3d

Matthew Spira

Ever-growing collection of poetry. Now with audio (in-progress)!

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