Thursday, December 1, 2016

Dutifully Drowning by Leanne Neill


Washed ashore
tide pulled over me
Comforting blanket
cotton wool foam
pulled back in
leaving me frigid
preserved in bitter brine
Ocean goddess of mercy
caught in your riptide
Ebbs and flows
Floating dreams
Dutifully drowning

Leanne Neill is a company director, domestic goddess, mother of three, and a self-confessed composer of words.  She has twenty-three years of experience in public libraries and local government. In May 2016, she started her poetry inspired Facebook page: LUST for WORDS. She lives in Melbourne, Australia

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