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A little bahía



a graceful morning bay

its waves eating sunlight

a man’s oars slip through topaz waters

daylight drifts on the playful currents

a tour boat vexes the fishing gulls

hits one, she dies

no blood floats behind

Copyright © Sharon Lopez Mooney, “Heading back”, originally published in Willows Wept Review, Issue 30, ed. Troy Urquhart, Florida 2023

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