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Woman and Ocean

Fins cut rippling wounds through waves
dolphins surf, joyous and calling
a girl treads water in the backwash
waves and beckons to me as
as I watch from the beach
she turns to swim
a scaled tail leaps and glistens
winking

A plunge and she is gone
to play with her friends below

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