A long-legged echo of melancholy

The shadow of a tern
Flashes black over the sea,
The cross-shaped silhouette
Is visible only for a second
Before it disappears
Into the sunlit horizon
Leaving a long-legged echo
Of melancholy behind.

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6 thoughts on “A long-legged echo of melancholy

  1. Those moments that are reflected back to us Trini, move us quite powerfully. Just tiny moments in time, but affecting us in great ways. I think to allow us to appreciate ‘what went before’, into what we have now become ❀
    Beautiful post as always wise lady ❀ πŸ˜€ ❀ πŸ˜€

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