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Still Warm (Ember)

The early morning light still mesmerizes me. Its early morning angle transformed the very corner of this ordinary mussel shell into a warm ember.

Flare

A flair of color and form caught between two tidal lines.

In the Bright Morning Light

When I was a child, I tried collecting jingle shells (the yellow she’ll in this photograph). I thought that a whole jar full would have been really lovely. 54 more words

Bashful

No peeking, only evidence of a quick exit.

Foolish muscle

Not much intellect
Flexing brawn for all to see
Pretty empty shell

Face all black and blue
Gripping rock with all it’s might
The foolish mussel

© Keely Myles
Poetry