The Woven Sea
by Anjali Chandi
Fiercely guarded nymphs whirled like shamans
Praying chronological tribute to flaming waves;
Guiled troubled veiled brides –
Augered helmets clanged with dead shells,
Melancholy icicles formed a blade
Antique mothers hungered for kinship;
The endless clouds surged red dusty seeds
Piercing cloaked pearly obsidian streams;
Artifacts disturbed by clannish fishermen
Flaked and drifted in the fire setting sun:
An entangled reverie of fretful altars for
Matriarchal nymphs’ in conchoidal seas.
© 2004 Anjali Chandi
Anjali Chandi was born in India and raised in the
USA. Her poems and stories have appeared in several collegiate
& small-press print journals. An avid reader of mystery,
theology, science fiction, and fantasy, she is currently working on a
novel in sunny Florida.
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