An island won’t tell
its stories to just anyone.
She needs to woo its open ocean

side with a promise—
no messages in bottles, no

texting the mainland
after the fishermen bed
down the sun into night.

3 thoughts on “Heirloom

  1. this is wonderful! you write beautifully and they are so clever! 🙂 I would love for you to take a look at my “Creative Playground” tab on my blog and click the Social Muze link! It’s a new site I put together for anyone with a creative itch! Poetry, Photography, Art in general 🙂 Would love for you to participate! 🙂


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