Beach Memory

by Rickey Rivers Jr.

On the beach
I should have
just thrown myself
into the ocean.
That would have
at least been something
I could remember
that wouldn’t be
a memory
tainted by you.

 

Artist: Dan Wallart

Rickey Rivers Jr was born and raised in Alabama. He is a writer and cancer survivor. His work has appeared in Three Drops from a Cauldron, A Twist in Time Magazine, Neon Mariposa Magazine (among other publications). His mini-chap collection of 3×3 poems is now available.

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