On the Gulf Coast

The pelican folds herself into a harpoon
to impale the water and erupt from the waves
with a quivering gular pouch

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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12 Responses to On the Gulf Coast

  1. JeanMarie says:

    Very nice! Thank you for providing the link on gular because I didn’t know what that was. And I’ll be able to remember it because that’s a good word to describe McConnell’s neck.

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  2. Cassa Bassa says:

    Great visual impact from your words!

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  3. Lisa Tomey says:

    New words are always great! Well done.

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  4. Susi Bocks says:

    It’s a wonderful thing to watch as they dive down to grab food. :)

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