Mermaid

mermaid fan tail beach sunset

The gullible mermaid
Floating in bliss
Exposed her fragility
For want of a kiss.
Never fall for a writer
Or take his advice
He’ll break all commitments
Without thinking twice.
So now she’s washed up
On a fictional land
With a handful of words
And a mouthful of sand.

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12 responses to “Mermaid

  1. Wonderful poem

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  2. Awesome flow of words, Paula. 💙

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  3. Poor mermaid 🧜‍♀️

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  4. That last line made me laugh 😂

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  5. Thanks Paula! That last line was terrific!

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