The Siren Song

Matthew Spira
Matthew Spira
Published in
Dec 29, 2020

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Photo by Faye Cornish on Unsplash

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.

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Matthew Spira
Matthew Spira

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