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Two Mermaids

Updated on January 12, 2017
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Two Mermaids

Picture you as your
lips part in a
wordless murmur -
snake red tendril
of love lapping
along my lips -
the gentle flutter
of your eyes shining
in the moment -
the hotness
of your tongue
lancing my mouth
in the twilight -

fronds of wet
sea weed curtains
parting softly -
as a shoal of fish in
single file
swim through -
turn and curl as
vibrant anemones
smile and give way -
an undersea adventure
of pink shrimp friendlies -
like playing children
in a gadabout -

the twilight green-blue
depth of spinning bubbles -
rise and burst in
undersea blue whiteness -
the sigh of your love
is as pleading
as the deepest need in me -
Our bodies merge
against the dappled
darkened brightness -

your arms so
warm and slender
wrap around me -
your hair - slow motion
floating - weaving gently
into mine -
my body melting
in your love -
but never drowning -
two souls, two hearts,
two fish that swim together -
always swim in time -

we twist and play
as powerful currents
take us down -
the reassuring darkness
becomes our blanket -
my eyes are on
the sandy dreamy
dunes of love -
as we two mermaids
close our eyes and
ignore the world above.

Copyright © 2012 to 2017 Cathy Nerujen. All rights reserved. This poem is published as part of a forthcoming book of romantic poetry and love poems by Cathy Nerujen, to be published in 2017.

This poem is dedicated with so much love to you, Fehl. You are a shining beacon of Love to me. I feel so blessed to have you in my life. And for Cheeky Girl, aka Cassy for your constant support, friendship and cheekiness. You are both so special to me.

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      Angelme566 4 years ago

      This is another beautiful masterpiece of your s ..Maganda ! You bring the reader somewhere else again..every word , and line gives a beat.. wooow

      Voted up...have a great weekend..Blaise , Cheeky and you :))

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi Angel, thank you for this. Masterpiece, really? I don't know if it's that good. LOL. But that is a nice thing to say. You get a hug for that. :)

      What does Maganda mean? Yes, I love to bring readers to another place in my poems. Thank you Angel. :) Cassy will love that. And Blaise. Have a sweet weekend, Angel.

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      QudsiaP1 4 years ago

      I love it!

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi QudsiaP1, thank you.

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      I hear a siren hum underwater and I can't stop what's inside me..I'm so taken by this strong and beautiful current of love..I wanna kiss you so much and swim with you..we float onto the pleasure in the deep...

      This is so beautiful like you baby. I love you so much. Thank you for this.

      ----/------(@

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi Fehl, my baby.... :)

      Yes, it is like the sirens under the ocean... I feel this way when I am with you... :)

      Thank you for this... Wow, that is so beautiful. I love how that whole pleasure in the deep thing is going around a lot lately..... Hehehe.....

      Mwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah Mwaaaaaaaaaaaaah XOXOXOXOX

      I love you so much, Fehl.

      -----/------ (@

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      wanna kiss you so much now my mermaid...

      I'm in heaven with you.. Mwaaaaaaaaaaaaah!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      This was like a ´mood´poem... that took me under the ocean floating.Your words flowed so beautifully.

      I cannot praise this one enough.

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Thank you Fehl... oh wow, can't wait to chat later.... :)

      *Hugs you so much*

      Hi Dim, oh wow... my flow was good.... LOL. It's nice when the words flow well.... Yes it was a bit of a mood poem.... but then I am always in that mood so much now.... Hehehe....

      Thank you as always Dim, your words make me smile today :)

      Bless you. :D

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      acaetnna 4 years ago from Guildford

      Simply stunning. Your words have left me all of a quiver!

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      Joyce Haragsim 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Your picturesque poem is inspiration. Voted up and beautiful. I'll see you under the currents of the sea but which ocean will you be in, Joyce.

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi acaetnna, oh wow... all of a quiver. Something tells me you enjoyed reading this... :) It's always great to get your reactions and comments. Have a sweet weekend. :)

      Hi Joyce, my mermaids are gathering a crowd. A love poem with a difference will always be enjoyed by poetry fans everywhere. My inspiration is the mermaid I wrote this for. :)

      H'mm... the ocean will be somewhere special and magical. I already know the place...

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ...oh my my my my .....this is when I wish I was a card carrying member of The L Room - lol lol - I feel just about as wet as these two mermaids too - my lady friend Sannel must read this - here let me send it to her - and please Cathy - say hello to my other favorite two mermaids too - Cassie and Blaise 25 and in honor of your wet dream of perfect poetic erotic I will never ever towel myself dry again - lol - sending warm wishes and good energy from lake erie time canada 8:55pm and hopefully Sannel by tomorrow ......

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Aha, This is magical. Two Mermaids in love. Beautiful poetry. This is your best..Loved it...

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      impressive! it was like something was let loose... swimming in me... thanks

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      BeyondMax 4 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Awe, Cathy...this is amazing, the world of magic and charm, sensual touch of the enchanting temptress, how beautiful!

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi Colin, a card carrying member... gosh, that is making me think, and smile too. Stay dry and don't catch your cold, Colin. LOL. Oh you are so funny. I hope Sannel does read it, as I know she would like the poem. She is an awesome writer. Thank you for that, Colin.

      Cassy is here and she says hi too. And Blaise is ever present too. You are always kind and humorous in your comments, and thank you for making me smile too. Have a sweet weekend, Colin. Hugs. :)

      Hi Ruby, yes two mermaids in love ... and cherishing the bond together. When I think about this very special person in my life, mermaids appear in my mind. And my mermaid was the inspiration for this. Thank you Ruby, and have a nice weekend too. :)

      Hi Mhatter99, wow... such an interesting description... I'll have to remember that one. Thank you. :)

      @BeyondMax, when mermaids and poetry combine, something special and magical is guarenteed to happen. Maybe I should start a mermaid appreciation society..? Heh.... :)

      Gosh, thank you for the nice comments. Enjoy your day, my friend. :)

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      Nikkij504gurl 4 years ago from Louisiana

      I've always wished that i was a mermaid

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ....and now that I read this pleasure of erotic art over again - so do I Nikki, so do I .

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi Nikki... oh wow.... maybe you are and all girls are mermaids... :)

      Hehehe... that is so sweet....

      Hi Colin.... okay, I am trying hard to picture this..... :P

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      Cracknutcase 4 years ago from India,bangalore

      This is so erotic and utterly mesmerizing :) You indeed took me to a complete magical world with your magical words.

      I'm sure Cassy and blaise were thrilled by such a lovely dedication..

      Take care You three :)

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi Hajira, I am a big mermaid fan. I love the whole undersea world thing. It's captivating. Yes, Cassy loves this and so does Fehl / blaise. This is for all mermaids everywhere....

      Thank you for the nice comments. :)

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Cathy this is so beautiful.. the pictures and the poem.. wow I am amazed.. blessings

      Debbie

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Debbie, I have always wanted to write a poem about mermaids... and the person this poem is written for is my reason I finally wrote this. Thank you for the nice comments. :)

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      lucky is that person.......

      ^_^

      I love you

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      I am so lucky I have you too, Fehl. :)

      I love you, my mermaid. ^_^

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      Girish puri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      Awesome piece of poetry, keep writing, Astra

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      Caroline Marie 4 years ago from Close to Heaven

      Love this Cathy. Love anything with mermaids. You brought this one to life. :)

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi girishpuri, thank you... I always love writing romantic poetry... feel free to check my other ones here too... :)

      Hi Caroline, I follow your pins on Pinterest as they are so good there...

      Thank you for this, and yes I love mermaids... and one special mermaid in particular...

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      IntegrityYes 4 years ago

      Go,Cathy! I definitely voted up. WOW!

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi IntegrityYes, thank you for the vote up. LOL. Much appreciated. :)

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      One of the most beautiful and sexiest poem ever written..

      Your words are siren and music in my ears...

      I love you, my Mermaid xoxoxoxo

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Wow... this is beautifehl. :)

      I wrote this for you, my mermaid.... :)

      I feel the music so much too.... XOXOXOXO

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      I am captivated always... the photos are charming too my love..

      Wanna hear your music as we swim under the sea now...

      xoxoxox

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Wow, that would be like heaven so much.... my new one will be coming soon.... Mwaaaaaaaaaah :)

      ---------/--(@

      xoxoxoxo

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      my new one will be coming soon too.. ;p

      ---------/--(@

      I love you

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hehehe... I want to read it so much.

      I love you babydoll :)

      XOXOXO

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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      What a way to dive into the ocean and feel like you could go anywhere you want.Just lovely.

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi DREAM ON, thank you for this. The ocean inspires so many poets and draws so many of us towards it. It's a place of both wonder and mystery. Have a sweet day. :)

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      raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      i can remember vividly Little Mermaid in this beautiful poem Cathy...so heart warming...

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi raciniwa, the little mermaid was a special favorite for lots of people. Including me. :)

      My mermaids are different, but no less real and yes, heart warming. I love romantic poems that can be so different. Thank you. :)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. This is such a wonderful and magical poem. Love to fantasize about mermaids. Passing this on.

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi Gypsy Rose Lee. Thank you for this. I have always loved the mermaids as a kid, and they always stuck in my mind. And today I guess they have other meanings and symbologies. And as a poet, it's nice to explore all kinds of symmetries about them in poetic form. Creativity is an amazing thing. And then I do know an actual mermaid... LOL. Thank you for the vote and passing it on too. Have a sweet day.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      .....I must return to yet another sensuous classic by you and say No one does it better (remember that Bond song by Carly Simon) - the most glorious aspect of your poetic writing Cathy is one can read it over and over and each time it just gets better - just like the way true love should be - thank you for making me feel like I should get wet here - lol - and jump in and become a mer-man : female counterpart to a mermaid -lol

      And once again I am wishing you and your sweetie all of the best things that life has to offer in 2013 and sending you both warm wishes from Colin and his cats, Little Miss Tiffy and Mister Gabriel at lake erie time canada 10:19pm

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Colin you really like these two mermaids. Hehehe. If you saw the mermaids in my Pinterest pages, you'd be smiling even more. LOL. Well it shows you just connect with my poems so much. Mer man ... that is awesome, Colin. That is putting such an image in my mind right now.

      Wow, a few people told me that, of re-reading my poems and getting that extra "thing" from them. Soon everyone will be able to read them all in my book in the Spring. best wishes to Miss Tiffy and Mr Gabriel. Cassy and our cat max say a warm hi to you always, Mr Epi sir.

      Life brings whatever it brings to us. Best wishes and warm thought for the new year in 2013, Colin. Congratulations on your amazing poetry award yet again. 2 years in a row. :)

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Two Mermaids - poem by Cathy Nerujen a great write about his poem so interesting and heartfelt about mermaids.

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      Dreamer at heart 3 years ago from Northern California

      A work of art exists here. Your underwater description is marvelous and invites playful thoughts! Thanks for sharing it with all of us.

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      Dreamer at heart 3 years ago from Northern California

      This poem took me to the bottom of the sea!

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      Cathy Nerujen 3 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Hi DDE, thank you for the nice comments. Mermaids seem to favor in everyone's list of things they like, or seem so fascinated with them. I guess they could be considered a sort of "evergreen" topic or area in writing or poems. But I can't pretend that is why I wrote this poem. It is because of one special Mermaid in my life.

      Hi starstream: a girl's imagination can get to do a lot with ideas about mermaids when she is very inclined. Hehehe. I wrote this for a very special woman. Yes, it invites those thoughts, but decently invites them as well. Thank you for the comments. I hope you enjoy my poems. :)

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