Snowy Egret – a poem by Mark Tulin – Amethyst Review

I become a snowy egret on the beach, staring into the choppy, translucent sea, skinny legs swaying on each breaking wave, sinking deeper into quickening sand, snatching worms or insects as they fly, nature’s rippling tide, I ride…
— Read on amethystmagazine.org/2019/07/08/snowy-egret-a-poem-by-mark-tulin/

Author, poet, short story writer from Santa Barbara, California. I write about a variety of topics, from my early childhood in Philadelphia, to my years as a family therapist, and finally to my soul-searching present in California. These are narratives that may have a humorous or serious content or both. Either way, I hope my poetry and stories resonate with you.

15 comments on “Snowy Egret – a poem by Mark Tulin – Amethyst Review

  1. Wonderful! I love the image of a “translucent sea.”

  2. Wow, Mark. What a ride.

  3. Very nice use of metaphor!

  4. clever the way you inhabited the egret; I love the phrase ‘bittersweet swell’

  5. So beautiful and musical! Thank you, Mark for a beautiful picture to my mind.

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