Ohio River Mermaids

 

A Mermaid by John William Waterhouse.

A Mermaid by John William Waterhouse. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Storms chase snakes and silvery women from the banks into the river where, lazing on the muddy bottom, they sing banshee songs to barges sailing overhead, casting keening tornado siren cries up and down the streets.

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One Response to Ohio River Mermaids

  1. dcardiff says:

    Thanks very much for mentioning my poem “Banshee”.

    Cheers,
    Dennis

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