The Mouths in the Cave

In reefs and caves you make a vibrant nest, Your shells erect majestic, living rocks; As sunlight burns you scheme whilst taking rest, But when

Listening for Messages in the Bubbles

Hidden deep beneath the briny, see-through floor You seep effervescently from your veiled crack, Belching out a defiant, aquatic roar.   You strive to escape

Brittle Eyes

Across the vibrant reefs you snake and crawl, In search of shelter from an unseen threat; The shadows write their names in salty scrawl, Your

Sex Change

Besides the tranquil sea and sun-bleached sand, The turtles find a place to make their nest; Probing the rolling crescents of the land, To find

A Limited Shelf Life

Within the frothy sprays and barren seas, Atop the very apex of our Earth, Anomalies are stirring in the breeze; Instead of mapping the expected

Solar Stranding

The waves assault an unfamiliar shore, As bodies writhe beneath the azure sheet; And astral squalls prepare their tools of war.   Cascading whitecaps far

Crustacean Cloning

Split into two, I glisten in the shallow shore. Split into two; A bitter taste of déjà vu. You guard me with a tender claw,

The Coastal Calypso

The Caribbean Sea is clad, Between Belize and Trinidad; And underneath an azure sky, The ocean waves blow loudly by.   Four months to cross

Senescence by the Sea

Whilst it is certain that we all must die, Why is it that we must grow old with age? Our final acts upon this mortal

The Harmful Enclosure of Many Lands

If your soul hurts, this is what you must do: Look out upon the spilt blood of the land, The necklace of the Earth, its