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Whale Breaching

October 6, 2020

Whale Breaching

By Amba Gale

This fog filled morning

the bright lights of our family room

illuminate the whale.

Leaping with joy, he flies

Up

Up

Up

he flies

beyond the froth,

far above the hills.

Eyes open wide,

he smiles,

joyous,

wondering,

celebrating the glory of being alive,

his great flippers just like wings

as he propels

himself toward the sky,

and then, married to gravity, falls

to the depths of the sea

with sheer abandon,

announcing his place in the world.

Additional Poetry

October 26, 2020

Song of Wonder

Even here,

somewhere in the middle

of these dark days,

somewhere in the middle of this Crossing,

where lives upended stumble

blindly through their days…

October 14, 2020

Where Lake Meets Sky

Look beyond yourself.

Look to the farthest horizon where
lake meets sky.
Even further.

Take
one easy paddle towards that horizon
and notice…

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