Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 7 of 10

A second excerpt from the first poem of this series, the free verse piece “If I Had Known,” this stanza starts the poem. See the first sample here.

that the sea floor can be
a negative of the night sky,
each dark sea star sprinkled 
among friends in irregular constellations
on the white sand carpet, blurring black, 
fusing as one, when shadowy alien rays 
flap and glide overhead;

copyright C. L. Tangenberg


  1. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 1 of 10 ice and coral
  2. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 2 of 10 – the lizard
  3. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 3 of 10 – competition
  4. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 4 of 10 – lightning
  5. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 5 of 10 – danger
  6. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 6 of 10 – in the soil
  7. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 7 of 10 – under sea
  8. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 8 of 10 – feeble competition
  9. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 9 of 10 – the hawk
  10. Wild Verses: Bits of Nature Poetry, 10 of 10 – the turtle

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