It was a hot June night,
my first roller coaster,
and we were both 14,
an awkward age.

Remember how everything
stopped for a heart
beat              and then
the mad dive like a falcon

and when I opened my eyes
you were still beside me.
You took my hand and ran us
to take that ride again.


About Ray Sharp

Father, poet, triathlete, local public health planner
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2 Responses to Marina

  1. pixieannie says:

    Ah, such an awkward age indeed. Very well said.

  2. mrsorenson says:

    Nice how you fuse two or maybe more moments
    and paint it up surprisingly. Like memory does. Thanks.

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