Fraiku: Not just a little shy

When I grow up
I want to live under the sea
where it’s quiet and dark

(for this month’s Visual Poetry Prompt.)

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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26 Responses to Fraiku: Not just a little shy

  1. ivor20 says:

    When I am swimming at the surf beach and dive deep down, the eerie fullness of my silent surroundings enchants the volume of those submersed thoughts within my wafting mind …

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  2. beneath the sea
    rests you and me
    darkness completes us

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  3. Michele Lee says:


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  4. Yes, a lit mind of youthful imagination, in a peaceful dark surroundings. πŸŽ†πŸ’œ

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  5. JeanMarie says:

    Except now I’ve got the underwater scene in my head from Bedknobs and Broomsticks starring a young Angela Langsbury. Not peaceful and dark but a hopping dance hall. :)

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  6. Cassa Bassa says:

    Simply what I thought when I was at the aquarium.

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  7. Love this πŸ–€

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  10. jai says:

    Sounds like a plan to me. I may join you.

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