What The Sea Is Like (Public Beach)

They don't tell you
that it's as dirty as it is purifying.
But you learn and forget about it
anyway -

sun and salt and heat
and crisp wetness

are the antidote for
floral body odor,
lemon wedges and
wobbling parking lots.

Grape: Hondarrabi Zuri, Gros Manseng
Country: Spain
Region: Basque
Appellation: Getariako Txakolina
Village: Olaberria
Producer: Bengoetxe
Vintage: 2016
Importer: Farm Wine Imports