Sea Snake #poem #poetry #short prose

One hundred degrees FahrenheitΒ in the shade.
The scent of you and that of the salty ocean.
Sand in your hair.
Your wet shirt coiled at my feet.
Inside the echoes of a pink conch, my love for you tosses like a new born in a crib.
A paddle-like tail raises from the water; a sea snake.
Your green eyes devour me.
Why is there always a snake inside the core of our myths?

@short-prose-fiction

 

76 thoughts on “Sea Snake #poem #poetry #short prose

  1. Good morning G.
    Oh my God. This is what you write while I am suffering from PTVB (post traumatic vacation blues). Oh the beautiful pain……

    Gorgeous as always. You painted these images so perfectly. Now if you could do something about that darn sea snake.
    I am a friend of the animals, but sea snakes and serpents……yuck

    Have a gorgeous day. Get the sand out of your hair. lol

     
    1. Good morning Drew.

      Thank you so much for the praise. You just added sunshine to my day.
      I can charm the snake, don’t worry πŸ™‚ The sand was in his hair, not in mine. πŸ™‚

      Have a sweet productive day, and thank you again for your beautiful comment, Drew.

       
      1. Oh, I am certainly a snake charmer πŸ˜‰
        I wasn’t there. I’ve never been on a beach. I made the entire story up. lol

        Have a good one Drew!

         
      2. Actually the other day I killed a snake. I had no choice. No time for charms.
        Keep that between you and me. I don’t want to have it on my poetic resume πŸ™‚

        Ciao!

         
    1. I am thrill you think so, Gina. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for reading and commenting.
      Have a lovely evening, my dear πŸ™‚

       
      1. i just got on here and was blessed by your words, you turn the simplest things into a work of art. have a sweet day ahead my dear

         
    1. Thank you so much, my dear. You are so good and so generous ❀️❀️❀️

       
    1. My Dear Beckie, thank you so much for your kind praise. It warms my heart. I am delighted you enjoyed the piece.
      Have a beautiful rest of the day!
      G.

       
  2. Oh WOW! That was amazing. You took me so many places with so few words. And then BAM!!! It ended so abruptly and my imagination took off in a million directions. That could have meant so many things. Truly cool! Thank You and Cheers!!! πŸ’–

     
    1. Aw… thank you so much! Your comments are so full of life and beauty. It’s such a pleasure to read them. They fill my heart with love.

      “That could have meant so many things.” Indeed. I am so glad you noticed that πŸ™‚

       
  3. Most beautiful line”inside the echoes of a pink conch……crib”and about sea snake in myths ,we believe that among all creatures,firstly Snake had taken the birth.left this all dear.you personification of Sea Snake is amazing🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

     
    1. Thank you for your beautiful comment dear. Here you answered the question.
      Have a wonderful evening dear πŸ’•

       
    1. Don’t worry,
      Winnie. Thank you for taking the time to read and thank for your praise. Your words are dear to me.

       

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