Jealous Sea

by meaghanmerrifield

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the sherbet sky burns over the bruised mountains below

while the jealous sea thrashes about frantically

with watchful swollen eyes

and tired blood that no longer has strength to flood

legs stand

flacid arms fall

faint memories of when we

we were once able

to embrace it all

“Jealous Sea” by Meaghan Merrifield

Artwork by Angie Hoover-Hillhouse

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