Category Archives: Ocean

Misty Morn

Though it surrounds me I cannot find today I am cloaked instead By a misty morn Gentle breakers kiss the pier Bell buoys peal forlornly Casting about in obscurity Searching A distant lighthouse responds It’s mesmeric cadence Beckons Boats tease … Continue reading

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Stormy Afternoon

I stand here in the semi darkness. Power went out about an hour ago. No surprise given the angry wind that grips and shakes the house. The only sound, the torrential rain. The incessant rain that assaults all that it … Continue reading

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Life’s Voyage

As a young man I cast off my line and sailed into life’s sea My destination was unknown, just happy to be free I oft sailed troubled waters, furling sails til the time when I’d ridden out the turbulence and … Continue reading

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Tides

Before me A petulant sea Approaches Like sodden soldiers Whitecaps March in lockstep Assault The granite coast Relentless pursuit Washing over Vanquished beaches Staking it’s claim Transgressions Challenged Resistance Renewed Gains relinquished The sea retreats Seeking the horizon Breakers murmur … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Rusted hulls neath salty fathoms Vanquished by a fickle sea Skeletons of yesterday Reminders of what used to be Once proud ships long since forgotten For years have laid beneath the tide Memories of their staid tradition Now forever locked … Continue reading

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Tides

Before me A petulant sea Approaches Like sodden soldiers Whitecaps March in lockstep Assault The granite coast Relentless pursuit Washing over Vanquished beaches Staking it’s claim Transgressions Challenged Resistance Renewed Gains relinquished The sea retreats Seeking the horizon Breakers murmur … Continue reading

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Sailing

Migrant breezes trip past My skipping craft Captured only briefly By unfurled sails Waves rhythmically Attack a determined bow Fists of foam clutch at A passive hull The perfume of the sea Permeates my senses Gulls circle, scolding Protesting my … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Rusted hulls neath salty fathoms Vanquished by a fickle sea Skeletons of yesterday Reminders of what used to be Once proud ships long since forgotten For years have laid beneath the tide Memories of their staid tradition Now forever locked … Continue reading

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Foggy Morn

I’m not sure where today is.  It was here before it became yesterday.  But this morning has yet to appear.  Oh I can hear it, and I can feel it.  I know it is there.  I just can’t see it. … Continue reading

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