Maria A. Arana: “Sea Turtle”

Sea Turtle
your underbelly
you swim
circling waves
that smooth out
your reptilian skin
       sharp bill
       snap shut
reef fills with food
       a home
       so sweet
like your sapphire eyes


Maria A. Arana is a teacher, writer, and poet. Her poetry has been published in various journals including Spectrum, The Pangolin Review, The Kleksograph, and Cholla Needles Magazine. You can find her at

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