The Deep Blue Sea

September 28, 2017

The boat rocks as I put on my gear;
I can’t believe that I am actually here.
I look around me; and all I see
Are miles and miles of the deep blue sea.

I enter the water with a backwards roll,
Tumbling into the big blue hole.
When I am finally stable and able to see,
I am face to face with something bigger than me.

A shark whose face is big and square,
His body is rough and without hair-
Fascinated by the way it grooves,
I watch its fins gracefully move.

It is in this moment that I find
That the greatest things in life are in disguise.
In the ocean is where I thrive,
Where I find my sense of mind.

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