Body by cool water linger longer by the minute.
It was dreamtime and I was in your space; brown
lashes slapping tanned features furrowed, coyly.
You were seeking something through the meeting
as I passed the moment to assist.
I knew you were looking through for spirit song
in the books lying still, spine name revealed to me;
yes, I could assist.
I will pass you on your way to where you wish to go
if you do indicate, I did say, and I did make my move.
Somewhere in the shadow ether you will have moved on
towards your target immersed in sea shanty song, salt
dried upon your skin to mark the waves you passed.
I would be long gone.