Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The Sea Shore


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Sitting by the sea shore when dusk was setting in and the tide ebbing out
Was a peaceful moment for me,
The sand was damp in between my toes
I could still feel the warmth occasionally
When the wind stilled and all I could hear was
The water gently slapping the rocks besides me
The sky was red, orange, blue and grey
A combination that was wonderful to see
The gulls flew low on their way home
And the boats had their sails down, gently sailing
In no particular hurry to get back, so it seemed
The thoughts I had then were peaceful ones
I just sat and absorbed in the beauty around me
The crabs and seaweed seemed intertwined and moved in unison
One going sideways on its own fee will
The other having no will of its own was rolled about
Whenever the sea rolled in and out
If only life could be so peaceful,
Instead we fight against the nature of life
And end up tearing each other apart
Instead of rolling together in unison
We fight and hate and destroy
The very things that we love
Every grain of sand told a story of ones life
The ups and downs the joy and sadness
But it was the feel of the sand between my
Toes that I would have loved to have as the feel
Of life in my hands, smooth, flowing gently with
No obstacles and lumps and just the breeze to
Slightly change its direction before it landed and joined
The sand lying beneath my feet.

1 comment:

Emmy said...

Being one with nature brings peace. Reading this poem transported me to a wonderful place!!! True, we don't treasure what we have. We disrupt the harmony we have with nature, not caring. Thank you for writing such a meaningful poem.

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