Life Like an Ocean

March 9, 2010
By christinjoy SILVER, Hephzibah, Georgia
christinjoy SILVER, Hephzibah, Georgia
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Breathe in experience, breathe out poetry.


my life is like the ocean.
calm, but restless.
predictable and spontaneous.

you can't contain me.
i'll flow from your controlling grasp.

i am transparent.
can't you see through my liquidity?
others pollute me with their
foul language and acts of deceit.
what was once a clear blue,
is now a murky gray.

i never cease to amaze,
never doing what you expect.

how can you trust something with more depth than you can see?


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on Jul. 4 2010 at 1:16 pm
sleeplessdreamer PLATINUM, Raleigh, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"I have always wanted to write in such a way that people say, 'I have always thought that but never found the words for it.'" -anonymous

It was a decent poem until the last sentence, which made it absolutlely gorgeous. To be honest, the beginning comparisons to life and the ocean were a touch predictable, but the last sentence was beautiful. Good job. Run with stuff like your last sentence more often because it's GENIUS!

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