A clever write, by Regis. Enjoy!
Alone by the wild sea I sought what I might see;
When all of a sudden, before me on a rock,
Reclined one of the wondrous women of the sea –
A mythical mermaid with whom I wished to talk.
“Mermaid, fair mermaid, why is it you hide?
My wish is to see you and to perhaps know you;
But I cannot find you when you hide in the tide,
And dive behind the waves to keep from my view.”
“I hide for I’m shy and really quite wary,
And I have reason to take care and beware;
For your race’s shown itself to be mostly quite scary
And the kind souls I’ve met have been rather rare.”
“I promise, dear mermaid, that I will tell no one
About you and your sisters and your home in the deep.
I’ll keep very quiet and until you are done,
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