How easy it is to lose oneself in a kelp forest. Between canopy leaves, sunlight filters thru the water surface; nutrients bring life where there'd other- wise be barren sea; a vast eco- system breathes. Each being being being's link.
From An Aquarium by Jeffrey Yang. Copyright © 2008 by Jeffrey Yang. Used by permission of Graywolf Press. All rights reserved.
Jeffrey Yang is the author of Hey, Marfa (Graywolf Press, 2018),Vanishing-Line (Graywolf Press, 2011), and An Aquarium (Graywolf Press, 2008).
Date Published: 2008-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/kelp