The Lighthouse

July 25, 2010
By inspir3d GOLD, Norcross, Georgia
inspir3d GOLD, Norcross, Georgia
11 articles 2 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
We're all just looking for attention, to be discovered overnight. We're all frustrated by the popular ones that claim the limelight before they fall to pieces. So many of us are stuck under the radar--what makes me different? You decide!


Fog swallows our voices
Silence louder than words
The world has faded to
A muted grey
And I am small.
The stillness shattered by a
Melancholy bell
A cry to the seaman
Of hope, of longing, of
Fatal attraction
As rocks quench bright souls no more.
They cry out
Tales of past tragedies
Loves torn apart by
The volatile sea
The beautiful danger of
Waves battling cliffs
Draws me, calls me
To leap into its cold embrace
And be no more.


The author's comments:
As soon as i arrived at this lighthouse in Portland, Maine...it was covered in fog and so beautiful i HAD to write about it :)

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on Aug. 17 2010 at 8:01 pm
DiamondsIntheGrass GOLD, Martinsville, New Jersey
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Worry is simply a misuse of the imagination.

it seems that one moment, you are describing a beautiful ocean scene, and then your talking about being tempted to toss away your life. 

on Aug. 16 2010 at 2:55 pm
collegegirladventures GOLD, Mequon, Wisconsin
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A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.

~Salman Rushdie

What is the name of this lighthouse that you went to?

on Aug. 16 2010 at 2:54 pm
collegegirladventures GOLD, Mequon, Wisconsin
10 articles 8 photos 307 comments

Favorite Quote:
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.

~Salman Rushdie

This is a beautiful poem! you wrote this so well, I felt connected to this as I read it-the feeling of smallness, the sight of the fog surronding the atmosphere, the sounds, etc. It's just...perfect. 5 stars.


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