Fin

The Swimmer

The Swimmer

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he cuts the water with imperfect form.

not text book, arms overreach on entry.

without fin or scale he seems

designed to live in water, kick

stroke

kick

stroke

kick

coming up for air every sixth stroke,

chlorinated water hardly moving.

around the pool, his feat ignored;

the crowd preferring to immerse

themselves in Kardashian dreams.

 

maybe one day he will grow wings and

fly, then they will sit up and take notice.

 

© Davy D 2017