Sea-Drift

Lost among the wandering waves

Caressed by the windy days

I’m alone and content

As I float in the sea-drift

 

Far overhead gulls cry, “Land ahead!”

I turn and look, but I don’t stand

I’m alone, yes, with no loneliness

My heart’s not an island its a fortress

 

I wait for no one to climb my walls

I won't reside in gilded halls

They visit, those foreign dignitaries

And ask, “When will she land?”

But there is no answer from the waves and the sand

“She is elsewhere,” the elements say,

“She won’t see you, so go away!”

 

Turquoise waters, coral spires,

mangrove trees an inland mires

Sharks and turtles

Stars and sea

Lost in the sea drift the universe and me

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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