Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A Ladder Makes It Better

"double ladder pool," 2012, Kristen Martincic
A Ladder Makes It Better

The slick slope where the shallow end scoops
out into the deep end
This is the brain of the pool

When you dive here and cross the water
you enter the pool’s dream

The water senses the body moving through it
Is not entirely selfless in responding to us

It will hold us up or take us under
and this is an expression of the same

[Image above by Kristen Martincic]

1 comment

  1. i get the sense that this pool is deeper than it seems and when emotion enters into the water, which may not be exclusively human, the depth becomes deeper.

    gracias, Hannah


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