Saturday, October 2, 2010

Portuguese Man Of War

Blue jellyfish land
At Port Aransas,
Blown ashore here
By winter gales.

Their sacs pop
Under car tires
Or silently deflate
From sharp beaks.

Far from Kansas,
I speculate if
My own smear
Would stain sand.

©2004 John I. Blair

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