beneath the lonely cry of gulls

by Jim Benz

entails sand, blue sky,
and a tide that lifts
shared laughter to the height
of nakedness


Author's Note: dreaming of summer tanka. or maybe just dreaming.

Posted on 03/10/2010
Copyright © 2022 Jim Benz

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Julie Adams on 03/15/10 at 04:41 PM

had to rate this highly, cuz ur imagery, ideas, and selective word choice dance on the air your poem provides, a pleasure to read you again Jim, peace, jewels

Posted by Julie Adams on 03/15/10 at 04:42 PM

ps: I love laughing to the height/ of nakedness -- a fantastic image and idea, so fresh but crystal clear...lovely!

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