Apex Love

Dams stopped the river from reaching the delta.

The delta: Once the apex
in the life of a giant
Where brackish waters
Hosted uncountable species
and the tide receded
when told by the moon

Now it trickles
merely the host of a stream
where a mighty river
once flowed

But like your love
the river might come back
to me
Return salmon and starfish
algae and snake grass

Dam removal
I damned removal!
Now I fully support
your return

Published by Adam F.C. Fletcher

I'm a speaker and writer who researches, writes and shares about youth, education, and history. Learn more about me at https://adamfletcher.net

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s