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Ten-tipped finger prints
rivers of plenty
with finger nail paddle
I row through gently

A challenge to plot possible paths
a curve in the wind
waves in my mast

wooden sextant tinder
measures the webbing between your fingers


I raise your fist for my flag
and sail with faith
knowing the map is the palm of your hand
Not sure if I like the title. Good thing though, on my adventure through the crack of their hands I didn't run into any palm pirates, thank Poseidon.
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Vvlad-vVolfen Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Everything about this is stirringly odd, and I love odd things. But one exception is the very last line, in honesty I just don't feel it fits. But that's just an opinion.
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Ellen-Souler Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the opinion! I'll take it either way 
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Larrykins Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love the sea imagery, it's so cool!
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Ellen-Souler Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you :3
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AngelicDirt Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Mmm. Metaphor. Tasty. :iconeatplz:
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Ellen-Souler Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh yes, they are delicious
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Cwolf0615 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the imagery in this poem! :la:
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Ellen-Souler Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for saying so!
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Cwolf0615 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
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QuirkyBrainiac Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is quite lovely!
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