Whale eye Wisdom

Whale Eye
Whale Eye
Swell of sea meets
Gray hump of a ghost
First there, then not.
 
At the line between sky and sea
Barnacled and scarred flesh
Then one milky eye appears.
 
I look and wisdom gazes back
Eye to eye we join
Falling into deep sea time.
 
Ancient unwritten memories
Cascade over and through me
Civilization washes from my grasp.
 
I am left empty and clean
Alone with wind on waves and whale
For a moment of eternity.
~Nancy L

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