Jody Azzouni


Mermaids Playing

Originally published in The Lucid Stone 6, Winter, 1998
Added 10/25/2020
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Mermaids Playing

Poem | Jody's Notes


No flesh quite

caresses like the sea’s:

There are salt’s tiny teeth,

their smiles; the joy

of unfolding fists.

The nuzzling foam; a blue bath.


Amongst nesting bubbles

they do it again.