The sea is crashing into the sky,
unfurling mountains after the calm.
The spray floods us out of sight
as we hold on.

The warnings were there,
the usual ones: pine cones, seaweed,
the dog trying to translate
the charge building in his ear,
which we heard only as barks
the day before the storm.

Gregory Leadbetter

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