Rest in Pisces

Rest in Pisces

A salmon flops ashore
all spent from spawning,
its pale skin glistens,
gills flex, tail slaps,
one last gasp &
its bones rest
down current,
recycling
through
countless
watershed
moments.

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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5 Responses to Rest in Pisces

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Lovely bowl to illustrate your poem.

  2. kiwiskan says:

    It’s always such a desperate race for them…

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