a love letter to california

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coconut, coppertone and seaweed

gritty sand

salt

the surf’s frothy, lace edge

always changing

a nap

eyes closed just long enough to glimpse a dream

cool shower before dinner

bamboo soap

fruity, sour cocktails

salty

sipped through a thin straw

the glass

beading up with condensation

it collects

and drips

to the base

leaving a saturated circle on the paper napkin

sea bass at the end of a pier

in an open-air cafe

unseen waves, crashing

you smile at me across a small table

under a purple canopy

studded with stars

enchanted

-Melissa Placzek 2011

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