Night Swimming

Free verse poem

Renee Podunovich
May 23 · 2 min read
Photo by Steve Adams on Unsplash

Moon — luminous opal
cradled by thin slats of bamboo
that line the empty pier.

Because there are spaces in between,
the light can melt, transform,
settle on the water,
shimmering ribbons of radiance
suspended on the midnight sea.