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Oh beautiful sea, The secrets you hold, The stories you've told, You're the place I long to be. Your whispering winds, Your crystal coasts, Your playing palms Your loving lands
The smell of creosote reminds me of the place I live, but the salt air here reminds me of home. I see the way people change when they look. Really look.
The beach is full of plastic and muck but he stays there, the protector of the sea He thinks about the work he's done and as he stares he beings to weep All the tests and experiments and inventions he had done he wonders: What is wrong with me? Th
Love on the blue Baltic Sea The love I call Baltic melody, Love, there’s a love That’s hard to seize, Love carried by the summer breeze, Love on the blue Baltic Sea
Maid of the Yonder, I call upon your brilliance of hope. Eyes bright like the sparkles of the sea, Lost in memory, stumped in desperation- May this song appease the tears you hold.
Goodbye and thank you to the Ocean Thank you for the memories The nights of walking along the beach The waves as they crashed at our feet Thanks for the breeze blowing wind through our hair
Long rigid legs like chopsticks Riding the seas got seasick Snapping your snout like click click You are a sandpiper, not a sandchick
A scuba instructor in my town, who says his name is Triton, claims he was a messenger for a king in the sea. What a strange guy. He says he was once a noble merman, who wielded a trident,
I never understood the word moonbeam until I saw one. A stream of milky white on a canvas of dark and unforgiving ocean. The moon seemed to paint a streak down the middle as if someone had dropped the paint brush.
I entered the cold and windy sea To see what I could see There was something I had in mind A treasure I couldn’t find I was searching for a crab To fit the habitat that I had
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!”
The ocean breathes, just like you and me Now, I know that may sound silly Or maybe you disagree Take my word for it, and you'll begin to see The ocean breathes, you see The fish, sharks, and reefs
I can't watch the sunsetbecause it hurts my chest but I like the way the waves crash against the shoredragging it back down with the tide
Two waves in the sea Two branches of the tree Two wings of the bee These are you and me In everywhere I go I keep your love to gr
The weight of the waves relentlessly presses down Crash after crash, no air left in my lungs Petrified, no energy to lunge No other hope but to drown But even the air of the deep
Breath of marble And how could we continue to ignore the nature to us fraternal, in the black martyrdom without land, of the crucified migrant to the mast
There's mystery in the depths of the sea. She is like a second home to me; It's a place where I want to see miracles and breathe tranquility. She is the most beautiful of all existence.
The nothingness of space envelops me As I drift amongst a sea of stars. Cold, unfeeling, this is the space we exist in,
Oh the great sea How it rocks to and fro Carrying its children Up above and deep below They are all loved, by the ocean held in its embrace
Wayward students bobbing aimlessly Wanderers, idle, unfocused, undisciplined “heads up keels down; keep your bearing” Vigilant and watchful - ever watchful
What do we believe is in the sea? How can you believe there’s nothing more to see? A blue so deep no light seeps through I wish I could see that part too.
Dearly beloved where have you gone? I miss your warm rhythms and the touch of your song. I heard your sweet voice and I looked all around, but all I could feel was the snow on the ground.
The beach seemed still as a crowd soon arrived to tan on the beach and wade in the tides they searched for lost shells and played in the sand they buried their friends and held crabs in their hands
Oh the sight of the summer breeze, I wish to only be with the sea. The sea breaks upon the rocks, like my heart when he talks. All I wish is to be seen, by the the man who is my dream.
Whispers drift with the salty breeze. Oh, my dear. His tender hand brushes a lock of hair behind her ear. Just, for me, bear it a little longer. Let’s enjoy the fireworks at eight.
I once was struck by a powerful wave So now I fear the sea And waters that seem to behave, Still drown me in reluctancy. Perhaps I fear for when I swim, The water that appeared so still,
a sky of blackbirds and blue jays does never cross my mind as much as deserts and cacti all be in short supply. and though i of the sea proclaim the safety of my heart
She's 3 feet deep Just below the sea She's trying to reach the surface But it's weighing her down underneath She lost hope for eternity She's 10 feet deep Just below the sea
The sort of familiar feeling of falling Envelops me like it's always meant to An ocean that only goes down Devoid of light and air and feeling I find myself reaching (The surface is miles away)
I'm drowning Lost in the tides Highs and lows Will I survive? Save me Pull me to shore Waves crash Neverending Let me find a break Gasping for breath Treading rough water
bring me whipped-cream foam on top of sea-salted air don't forget the occasional delicacy from the unknown shore where other customers are waiting-- here, bring them this feather
Water on the rocks below. No wind - even with the hammering rain. Small corner of the world I know. I feel it with my toe and dive.
Across the vast blue ocean, Rising out of the rainbow reef, Lies a solitary Island. Its tree-crested mountains, And river-carved valleys,
Tall waves crash, High breakers bash, "Strong am I" It says midst clash, "For Fire burns, And Stone can churn, And Man can Learn, But Sea can last."
For the life of me I can hear the sea Calling, calling, calling. And for the life of me I'm trying, trying, trying But for fear of the death of me... I don't. Don't. Don't.
Shining stars underfoot reflect a sky of broken glass with chandeliers of angels' tears falling to shatter into a broken sky. The world ceases to be what it was,
Frantically sinking into the Sea of Death Trying to catch a single breath A breath of life That--- for a moment--- can take away the constant strife
This transcendental sea Stretched in miles destiny, Precincts an outline of hope- Moreover, anguish. As all horizons seem to be Dense in fate of sky and sea.
The ship had sunk beneath the sea,. And from the deep, it beckoned me. I followed suit, beyond the foam, to the place it made its home. And as I gazed
There is no path to gloryIt is an emerald seaThat movesViciously in every way imaginable. Only the calm stay afloat and awaken to another day.
Waves washing overhead, And I am nothing but a grain of sand Sitting aimlessly on the ocean floor. Drowning, Just learning how to swim.
I dance in the sea I twirl, bubbles surround me I run up high on the clouds Racing the angels proud Then swim in the sun Till the day is done
The Seas And the Skies The color In his eyes Your hue makes me warm You’re a thunderstorm He holds the moon dear
Drops of water A body for two Salt so dense Garbage shroud Dubious combination Most dominant of seas Love so powerful Can get through anything
There are things in the shadows That dare come out into the day And grasp at my hands to tow Me far away. Alone I am nothing, Gone in the tides, But with you I am something
The surface oscillates Sunlight shimmers, shimmers, shimmers Like a kaleidoscope, like a disco ball, streaming light back and forth, back and forth Like a circle swirling on, on, on Rise, break, fall
his eyes were mine,they held the sea and the sun.making my heart explode his eyes never showed me lovebecause they were in love with another.
I wish I were stronger— Strong enough to kill, To wield this blade against him And cut a smile into his throat. Feet that dance on knives for my sweet voice—
What is a princess? What does she think of? Does her mind race about the worlds beyond her, does she wonder what the world has in store for her outside of her comfort? What is a princess?
I am rock, alone in the sea, cemented in sad are others like me; We are not dead, nor alive, From such captivity I can't contrive?
People live on the water here, See themself in the tremblin’ waves, Tricky mirrors rollin’ unclear And rockin’ her history’s graves.
What is a wave, A wave in the sea, What is a wave on the shore? I am a wave, A wave on the sea, I crash against the shore! Why am I here, Just to be there,
These classes are higher than stormy waves, And are taught at such a hasty pace! I know, the teacher never promised me all A’s, But will they offer very little grace!
I dragged myself along the sand when I could walk no more Scars and bruises were a burden Finally fleeing from this self war
2016 wasn't a rollercoaster, or a carousel, or a blind leap off of a cliff like they everyone says. This year was an ocean. The year I was born, we started the drive.
Beyond the seas of melancholy, there was a time I held your hand, My heart now bears an untold story... like a ship at sea that longs for land- A great untruth my lips have borrowed,
Dana Gilmore said it best when she said "you can cry me a river you can cry me a sea" And Yellow Rage asked "what do you know about being Asian? " But I am asking you. What do you know about me?
A piece of driftwood lies alone on the sunbaked sand. A knarled knot points out to sea, gesturing far from the land. What troubled seas have you traversed? What strange lands have you spied?
I would like to learn how to draw an otter My mother’s at sea and I’m her daughter I daren’t go; I’m so scared of water
Dark secrets stalks the night as the moon raised The steps of the secret edges closer As the moon fetches the ocean praise But I couldn’t clutch my secret forever Each day my passion ablaze like the stars
And your intellect is wasted.Let me tell you, your words will lose their depth.Because she hears them and smiles,but they are hollow to her.They are just an extension of you.
My heart is an ocean; most wade near the shore, barely passing the sandbar. Although there has been one brave swimmer, she had created tsunami waves that tore up my innards,
You'll never understand What you did People like to plant gardens in my heart They'll scatter seeds across my soul like Rice after a wedding Flowers will blossom and
As the waves crash down, the walls close in, Thoughts and ideas remain stagnant having nowhere to escape to. I scream them out loud, but they disappear into the wind. What’s the point of that?
Stranded on an island with your family One would think you'd be annoyed, rather than filled with glee But unlike most, you find your peace Surrounded by love ones and the sea.
Afloat in the body of an endless sea Drenched suffocating as the shores no sight to me Fight to be loved Loving to fight The night holds me tight when I struggle for light Blood in the eyes of a sun that cries
Ever selfish gulls are rising in arcs,Knowing the waves and moreIn their squabble. Watching waves isn't watching water. They fight like the gulls. Restless and cooking,They're one, long groan.
it's like you've lived your whole life on the bottom of the sea rising now things are looking up lifting too fast you feel like you might implode too much pressure too much release
It's Enough Just to swim In the deepness Of the Sea It's Enough Just to twist As I'm unlocked With a Key It's Enough Just to have Your eyes gaze Down on Me
I met a gentleman by the blue sea, He said he had been carried by the wind. I doubted his story, he looked at me And met my question with a knowing grin. "My dear, my soul is as light as paper",
Like a misty, ocean morning, smokey blue pale enough to be grey, cobalt towards the western cliffs. A fisherman sets out in the early chill with a fire lit lamp. It's glow shocking life into
eenie meanie minnie mo here are my problems watch them grow a penny for a spool of thread when you've not a needle that's the way a life goes bound to moneys evil
Poetry cannot be taught, nor beauty be described Neither can you see in me something that defined The colors of my skin. Scars are tattoos in many ways - permanent and painful.
Here I am, a sailor from Italy I ask to sail for my home country They reject me and I begin to leave the country angrily I believe the world is round
Heard trumpets from afar this morning, closed my eyes to embrace a memory of warm winds and white sand. The smell of salt water and Caribbean cuisine laid still in my mind, for a brief second.
Waves do stand true to your heart, And its blue refraction, true to your eyes
My life, is a ship lost at sea, with the wind raging and waves tossed up at me. On a course unset, with the sun set beautifully. That light in the distance is my little fix that I use to see.
Annabel Lee By Edgar Allan Poe
oh, purest of unities:
Your eyes distant And as deep as the blue sea On sandy steps we watch The waves curl and break
once I was floating in the water with care I was quite young and the sea was new there and though I trusted it soundly
Echo, you privilege soul Stand by as I pillage your home Watch as they rave your condemnation We have yet to live.
This campus is a sea of perfection. Waves of blonde haired individuals bob around with deep blue eyes floating underneath. This sea is straight, straight hair, with straight slender bodies.
I wrote a letter, put it in a bottle
The waves, the ocean crash against the wall, They bring back what was lost and washed away.
I am the sea. Tranquil and calm. You see me, and I am peaceful and serene. I am untroubled, and disturbed. But break the surface, and I am
I looked at you and I knew that it would never be the same I fell into your eyes, and thought I really knew But it was not something I can explain. A spark, a piece, and suddenly everything felt right
My name is Wesley Zedock.
When the ocean is far awayand the wind is full of sand instead of salt,I dive back into the green pools offorgotten peace in your eyes.I swim through lakes of cheap vodkaand expensive memories.
The Sea is a Bliss, As the Sun Offers a Kiss. The Blowing of a Strong Gale, Fills My Sail.
I met her by the seasideAlmost in a tranceAs sunshine shone upon herAnd skipping waves did dance.She called me with a whisperThrough the ocean air,But as I did approach her
My hair has always reminded me of the ocean
Look across the glass-flat sea
Confidently unthinking I walked into the shadows I thought I was Lolita, hardly, really I was callow
Euphoric my soul has been marked Untroubled written on my heart No amount of sorrow
Numbing and naked, Beguiled by the sullen sea. Tidal your waves relentlessly And pour down on me, Your misery.
O blindest me o forgotten one, thy eternal Re. O achest me, take pity. Mine eyes have been taken by thee.
My home rests on two shores, North and South A house with two front doors, My love has two faces. I am two people confronting our rift Letting the waters take us adrift,
A shot fired across the decka weakened hull. A turning tide.Well, all our anchors hang on chainsand dangle off our changing minds.
Do you hate the way that our magnetized timesturn us all to metal shavings-- push and pull--charged eachday to fill up negative spacewith negative attraction?Were you repulsed when polarities
Just breathe in and out and again.This smog that clouds our mind-placing us in the realm of Negativity-will pass.
BLOTCHES FROM A COLORFUL CANVAS With blue the world is draped, and with its hue my soul delights, From whitewashed shores on dripping edges of roaring sounds,
Lets drift away
Words long lay dormant And out of reach, Like shells washed up On a barren shore They gave the turbulen expanse A settled beauty, But the waves left Nothing free.
Don't leave "I love you" She repeated Look at how bright the stars shine for you Its beautiful isn't it It must be nice to be the new girl kissing you Im forced to say the truth im not over you
Trees swinging side to side
I wept with years bleeding. I cried,
Mid the evening as I walk along the shore, Inside of me a burning comes, like one never has before. Beyond the horizon I long to be, far from land and out to sea.
LoveThe largest ocean in the seaAnd the deadliestFor it has no islandNo escapeFor you will become blindFrom all the sharksPulling your leg like no tomorrowOnly gazing at the breath
Take me to the ocean where the sun meets the sea take me to the ocean where the salt can touch me And my tears will fall and float across the world until they find you
The sun serves you, And offers a piece of its shame. The sea is enslaved, And sacrifices it's wonder in your name. The sky is your thrall,
The traffic sounded like the sea, always moving, never changing. The sun's rays grew intense, burning the skin,
The ocean currents Of blissful magnitude The smell of sand The breeze of freshness Back. Forth. Back. Forth. Small intervals of wind Keeping my body In a state of frenzy. Bluest of skies
The wall of the wave comes powering forward from a small distance My heart races with beat of my stroke as I paddle into a good position
This pounding in my chest is from the beating of my heart.
In my dream, you walked beside me Along soft breeze and rolling sea At sunrise, waves of sand churned free Filling my heart with bliss and glee
I keep having dreams about you because in my dreams you would answer me every night, without fail I keep having dreams about you because you'd reply
My skin is cool I’ve stopped feeling blue
My love was like the ocean and I could see him slowly drifting from my shore.
Unlike some people, I dislike the sea. The water transcends from clear to pitch black, And it never seemed interesting to me,
The aquatic garden, when seen from space, is vast, mystical, and blue It has many unique, sea creatures living in it too Some burrow, some float, some dart from side to side
Steel-clad knight armed with naught But his words and rope pulled taught Around his bad where his heart dwells, Waiting to be delivered to the shells.
Tumbled stones Ebbing tides Salty mist Nature's prize Breathing in Letting go
Whatever will come will be Whoever shall die will sail the sea Liberated from life’s shores Cast into death On to a place of love Passing the test Lost moments, never to be reclaimed
My frustration is I feel out of place! I had everything I truly wanted and felt whole with what I had. Now I just feel like I have what I want and don't at the same time. I mean fame is becoming more and more of a turn down.
For love I'd give my last words, but never speak them with a lie,I'd fight for your trust, but never force it from your side.For love I'd climb the highest peak, but only if it ended with you as my view,
There is something across the sea, Something foul that beckons to me. Will I leave? I shall indeed. To my Muse that beckons to me. There is something on yonder shore,
In raging currents, all was lost, A child tossed crimson yarn about the wind-struck rocks, others stowed away in wrinkles of the sea. They hid inside dragonfly homes. When the tide unfolded,
I paint my face with clayOf the river bed,Let my tears wash into the bayAs the ocean spreads,What a magical potionIn every emotion, Drink Me up.
nocufsoin Confusion, oh the deep waters of confusion, It swallows you whole and stirs up your thoughts. You feelings drop down to the bottom, dark and sandy,
Oh captain, my captain I'd sail the seas for you. Face every storm, dive in the depths of the blue. Oh captain for you, I'd go down with this ship. Sail forever, until we find bliss. Oh captain...My captain. I'd sell my soul for you.
I should be happy But for some reason I'm sad I can't understand the game you're playing It feels like we're on different levelsYou're funny, cute, and awesome But I can't seem to feel what I've felt before
I'm a wanderer by nature, see My children agree with me In the city one day I'll be But the next I'm by the sea My children agree with me That moving is what I need
All alone in a sea of despair Until I realized I have the Sun A sun I never realized was there In a world full of darkness there is always a light The longer we linger, the harder the fight
It’s the sound you hear in between The space that fills nothing Or the nothing that fills the space. Constant trace of thought Emotions stay unveiled. Catapulted thoughts drifting abound.
Drowning, the faded blue on the worn wood Scattered throughout the ocean so dark. A once bright ship that thought it could
When the lights are searching my pockets of darknessThose words that frantically chime in your earThey are still alive, they knew me wellI told them, you were a whisper
You are the moon and I am the sea, Your constant changing faces, Are always changing me, When you show your full face,
I’ll wander the Earthand sail the seajust in case you can’t find me
she liked the ocean breeze because it reminded her of childhood and getting away and she liked the soft caress of music for it whispered needed asurance and took her breath away
A break in the norm Traditions broken Patterns erased Different, unexpected, new, life Up or down, left or right, they are no longer options This a new beginning, a new time
So these words messy messy words get combobbled in my head. Screwed around with tossing and turning like they're on a high seas adventure of epic porportions. And some can't hold on
Why are your eyes so small? Are you Asian or Chinese? CHING CHONG! You’re Asian, you’re suppose to be good at math. Asians always get good grades – Mom, why am I who I am?
When the sky lies heavy and silver Upon a pale, jade sea And the waves rush cold and foamy Over my toes--the whisper of a song, An unspoken, sweet loneliness, Lifts my hair with the salty seabreeze
I saw the surface above me, Shimmering, bright. The sunlight pouring in, Golden rays through the waves. Sinking, Farther down, No matter how hard I kick. Thrashing in the water,
Knots Twisted up inside me. I'm dying just to breathe, to cry. But I can't. Not here. I want to just give up. What if this feeling lasts,
Most days I’m a bashful pink. Blushing and shy. Constantly hidden. Then I become a ruthless sea green.
And I could fall asleep to your voice, The tiny rippling waves washing up on the shores of my ear drums, Crashing and retreating back to the open blue from which they came.
Tossed out of the ocean I’m gasping God take me back This agony is everlasting g Deaths cold fingertips Tantalize and twist
The night’s young but the tide is high The black skies that petrify Lying on the shore I let the tide engulf me The ice cold embrace of the water drags me down Sinking like a stone I submit to the water’s grip
We whip across the glassy sea leaving a ripple of tumult behind us My hair blows into my face, gets caught in my smile But I push it away and stick my palm in the water feeling for vegetation, fish; for life
The sea: a light flickers, flits, sees my face, turns back. I call, reach, shield from the rain on the waves that, crashing, cover the figment, which drowns, choking, a bubbly laugh
Just let me curl to your form Sleep in the same bed and Inhale, Your wonderful light as air scent. Maybe it's dark and heavy, Like the ocean waves crashing Against the shore that smother it,
My ship sets sail, it sails out to the sea I am the captain, so the captain I shall be I command no orders, my ship sails like I breath The water so perfect, a ship just like mine sails in the reflection I see
I am a shell, holding the possibility of life soft to touch, but strong, and yet, still vulnerable I am an embryo, racing to grow while being shadowed by death I am a hatchling
This feeling I cannot explain, beyond my mind I cannot tame. A thought so sweet, so soft, so docile has been tearing up my restless brain.My lips the smoothest messenger, my heart it's strongest warrior, blind among the coming wave.
The oil leaked out Causing the beautiful sea To shed tears of black.
The way the rain disturbs the waves, the small splatters in the silence. The fog covers the sea to stop us from seeing water hitting water, causing bigger waves; a disturbance to normality.
I'll call you in the morning, so you know that I'm alive. For I might die while I'm asleep, when darkness covers my eyes. For when you are not with me, I'm drowning in the sea.
I watch her shimmer and dance from the shoreline While the sunset adorns her in gold she’s calling so sweetly, my Aquamarine For our friendship is many years old
Lost and alone, Stranded at sea. Just the mighty winds, And small little me.
Peep, slip under the surface tension. Dip, sail under the current's one-way mirror. I found your skin buried under the old yew. I fell in love with your form, your ocean grace. Mermaid of fur. Dog of my heart's ship; my ship's heart.
I can still hear his voice, lost over the rush of the waves. When really It was a fan, stirring up the sticky heat that sat as still as I did.
Among the ebb and flow of the Earth Among the flourishing promise of human life Among whatever secrets this land may hold beneath my feet True peace lies in the sand
The voice of the sea is severe-- scolding, rebuking, mocking, laughing at the soul who dares enter its sorrowful abyss. But who could resist a voice so enticing?
She steps into the water, Spirals of foam pulling at her ankles. The ocean billows out before her Like a pair of sails in the wind. A pelican rests in the water Out beyond the waves.
The sea sings a sweet song of my desire Morning sunlight kisses my warm, pale cheeks A marbled sunrise painted the color of fire On wind-swept sand sea birds preen with their beaks
Yesterday finding a suitor seemed doubtful even though millions of fish live in the sea. No one could spark my life, it continued to remain dull. Just as I began to lose hope, you found me.