Mermaid Poetry



The little mermaid sat and dreamed
Of a life with humans up above.
She wanted to dance with her prince.
She would give up anything for love.

She agreed to deformity,
Giving up her sleek graceful tail.
Her very life would be forfeit
If in this great quest she should fail.

Mermen must have been much more true
For her to agree to such a plan.
She gambled everything and failed.
She was not cherished by her man.

The Brothers Grimm told her sad tale
Of true love again not returned.
A woman who bestows her love
Often by fickle man is spurned.

Lair 2000


Mermaid Poetry
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Mermaid Emerging
 Mermaid
A Meeting
John Bottlejohn
The Dolphin
The Mermaid
The Merman
Little Fan
The Flying Dutchman
Madmen
Currents
The Siren
The Kraken
O Golden Mermaid
Japanese Fishing Float
Mermaids
The Mermaid
Love In Idleness
The Siren Song
The Proposal
The Dancing Fishes
A Sea Dirge
Forsaken Merman
The Sea Nymph
The Mermother
Angel Of The Sea
The Mermaid's Call
Neptune
The Song Of The Siren
Mermaid's Fate
Aloness Of The Sea
Wish
Destiny
Friends Together
The Mermaid
The Day I Saw You
Mary Jane
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