Brown Pelicans

Two opportunistic
S’s
float their soft shapes
among small keels near the shore
dip their baggy serifs
toward the same fish as
hunger
pulls them into twin tildes.

Swallows momentarily
extend them to L’s
until they fluff back out
to optimistic S’s
searching for fish.

Published in ecopoetics, August 2009

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~ by danielwrasmus on May 31, 2010.

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