The Mermaid

Do you see her bathing there?

The maiden with pearly skin.

Watch her comb her auburn hair

While swishing her scaly fin.

 

A maiden straight from legend!

I can not believe my eyes.

But I see her shining scales

As she bathes in the sunrise.

 

Please lend me your mournful song,

And prolong my fantasy!

I give you my heart to hold

Far beneath the deep, blue sea.

 

 


I wrote this poem in 2013, and it was inspired by my love of the ocean. Your writing prompt for today is to Take a cryptid of your choice and bring it to life. 

 

This is my interpretation. What’s yours?

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