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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