As Turtles Do

often have I sat
besides the river
with the sun upon
my face

shifting further down
the pier to catch
the errant rays

a strange
photosynthetic
animal

only marginally faster
than the reposing
tortoise

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Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

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