Caribbean Blue

February 4, 2010
Sailing along the waters so clear, tasting the salty brine in the air. I am standing next to the edge, on the railing- I’m queen of the world- and watching the water below being sliced by my ship. Dolphins come up by my vessel and dance in sync along the foamy waves. The afternoon sun dances on the ocean’s surface, capturing and enhancing the Caribbean blues with shimmers of silver, it’s almost blinding. As the ocean’s mist tickles my nose and dots my ship’s deck I hear “Land ahoy!” My shipmate’s voice wakes me up from my day dream and I see a green piece of land become clear in my view. I am home.

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celloizmylife said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 6:06 pm
I personally think it would sound much better in past tense.
Varon said...
Feb. 26, 2010 at 12:05 pm
I would love to see it as a poem to, it is wonderful.
BlackMoonWhiteSky This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 11, 2010 at 12:32 pm
Very poetic, very visual.
wixchick1 said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 3:08 pm
very nice description, i felt involved, but i would love to see this in a poem format. I think it belongs to the free verse section, and it would be more powerful in stanzas
violingoddess replied...
Feb. 10, 2010 at 10:54 am
okay neat! thanks for the tip :) (((I totally agree with you on that, never thought about it before haha)))
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