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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Aqua Poetica – Parts I - III

I
Water

It is a sentence all by itself
Subject, verb and predicate
Water is the stuff of life
Water, Am I

Water

II
Water

Held together in a fragile web
Of membranes, of cell walls
Permeable tissues, some hard
As dense as bone, others soft
As malleable as the wetted
Tongue
Water is me

Water
III
Water

Two gasses; oxygen,
Hydrogen, elements
Bonded in the valence
The weak electro-link
A current, the energy
Forming the template
Of life’s first moment


Water