Octopus

Lurkingloosely,blobbishlyunrolling,your enormousbulbous heada-lolling,with a kind ofneckless graceas you come pouringdown the faceof rocky covesand coral caves that shimmerwith a most enchanting glimmerthrough the roofof pulsing waves–Gem set in a jewel… Red or yellow,white and polka-dotsor maybe cobalt blue:Loosely committed to your shade,your shape also definedsort ofby whatever space you fill… And yet, in youa hunter’s will…And truth be told,you’re really …

LOBSTERS ON PARADE

Across the abyssal plain,in waters weighted with the entire oceanand as utterly black as night can be,lit only by the thrashing sparking flaringof creatures bizarre by any notionof ourselves, the lubberly kind… Across these heavy deepsin measured tread of little feet crustacean,they march, determined in their questwith thoughts in mind, if there is any thinking,of …

SOUL IN THE WATERS

KELP Shadows and light waving,in the Great Embracemoving…caress and tease…coolness, warmth.veils of shadowslick and smooth…Light casting shaftsinto the darker deeps…Creatures dim and smallsecuring sustenanceand safetyin the motionsand the shafts and shades…Sense and soundconfoundedbaffled just a littlemakes for playpursuit and teasingin the pleasingatmosphereof the Great Embrace… LEAP Leap!into the sparkling air…Arc and soarabove,surrounded byThe Breathof Light, …