Quill of the Mind – 2019-2020 – Treacherous


Living an ocean

Glimpses of light brighten

Trying to spiral above and heighten 

Yet deny the notion


Fish swim overcast 

Always searching 

Always lurching

Hoping not to be passed 


Dolphins and whales flush

Octopi and squids shriek

Sharks and dolphins peek

Lobsters and shrimp rush


Blind you go 

Never glimpsing the shadow


– Jessica McKeon, Grade 10

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