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Dump Ducks

Thoughts on devolution.

Catching sight of sharp triangle wings
pulled tight to sleek bodies
tumbling from the sky
with determination and intent,
piercing the surface of subzero water,
diving through air and sea,
to emerge victorious
— bursting from the depths
in one fluid motion,
prey in beak —
I think:



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Slaidey Valheim

A writer of brutally honest non-fiction and gritty short stories. Editor of Crumpled Paper Press, Bits & Bones and Acidic Ink Publication! Tip on her Ko-fi!