Seaside MAG

February 16, 2018
By katelynbonjovi BRONZE, Cary, North Carolina
katelynbonjovi BRONZE, Cary, North Carolina
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I am roaring and insistent.

I wonder what life feels like
When I pierce it with cool.
I hear sea-bird noises and castaway voices
I see tops of toes, edges of ankles, and feel
wading wanderers unsettling my waters.
I am roaring and persistent.

I pretend I’m incapable of feeling,
But I always return again in waves.
I don’t feel brave.
I worry of them leaving
I worry what they’d whisper if they knew,
I weep because my visage is untrue,
I act roaring and insistent.

I understand what I’ve yet to grasp,
I say this is wisdom.
I dream of the shores I might never reach,
I try climbing every day up the long beach,
I hope I will stay resilient.
I am always roaring and insistent.


The author's comments:

This poem was written about myself, personified through the sea and her thoughts about her dreams, her surroundings, and her insecurities. I hope those who read Seaside will gain resilience and persistance, understanding that the days when we don't feel brave but keep going anyways make us stronger in the end.


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on May. 4 at 9:24 pm
BreezyMonk GOLD, Uniontown, Ohio
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The road to you is hard, bumpy, and full of holes but its worth getting to know the real you.

This is awesome!!!


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