Moist with a burst
of lemon from added
zest and a drizzle
of elderflower-lemon
syrup soaked into
the gills, made lovely
the lemon shark blossoms
fragrant, richly symbolic
transient, combine
the gin and shark in a shaker
add ice, shake vigorously
and strain into the ocean

Rosiere Moseley lives in Boston.

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