The Beach

thom-youngtwitterThom Young is a writer from Texas. His work has been in Poetry Quarterly, The Commonline Journal, 3am magazine, Crack the Spine, Word Riot, 48th Street Press, and many other places. A 2008 Million Writers Award nominee for his story “Perico.”


The Beach

lying on the beach
with the ocean
running in and out
of
her
mind
with the blood
and half
her leg
chewed off
by a Great White
with dull black
hued
eyes
and a symphony in Spain
played
in the background
gentle
and like it was always
meant
to be.

 

[image: Great White Shark | Malcolm Nobbs | Smithsonian]

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