scenes from the island



The backdrop of a cobalt sky ,
framed the dive, that split an azure sea.
Down, down,to a sun dappled silence
that lasted but a breath.
Then, rocketing upward,
to break the surface from below.
Back, back, back to the world I know.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABCDEFF
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 223
Words 43
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 7

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