A Night on Shell Island

February 27, 2009


Spider wading in the Gulf,
Underbelly sucking oil, eyes
Gleaming from landing pads,
Fish nibbling chitinous legs.

Diesel organs pump blood, and
Men, like aphids, gather
The sugars of need.

About charles frenzel

I've been writing all my life. I've also painted, composed, sculpted, contributed to molecular research, advanced some mathematical concepts, lived on a sailboat, and worked for a Nobel Prize winner. Nothing in my life has pleased me more than to share my life with my wife and friend of over forty years.

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