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If I could have one hour of the tides delerium I'd collect every word ever been

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Barnacles and
Barney Rubbles
rubbing the sticky bottom
of the alphabet,
like coral waiting to
keel haul any
crystaline
pirate.

NaCl + H2O
seawater
and weeds
scrumched between the toes,
and an occasional
jelly fish
or catfish
(which won't release
having bit the toe)

I drift
cascade
through the rapids
and rabid rhymes,
as you ranger
my swimming lesson
in the ocean
of syllables
and schools
of rogue
letters
float
ing
.