Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A Current Stirs (Day 181)



Sinuous eels flutter.
A current stirs, 
their solemn eyes peer.
Slim darting fish meld 
like sequins with sunlight, 
flashing through 
the dimpled swells.
Bemused, they swarm 
—angels swooping
toward vengeance, 
astonishing and fast.


(c) 2017, by Hannah Six

Image: Detail of painting by Raphael (public domain)