Ocean

July 19, 2010
By wind.and.rain.again BRONZE, Amherst, Massachusetts
wind.and.rain.again BRONZE, Amherst, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"What is it you wish to do with your one wild and precious life?" Mary Oliver


The ocean never pleads forgiveness
or looks before crossing
or regrets her crazy recklessness.
Instead she flies her precious silver waves like kites
and lays her smiling silken blanket on the rough edges of the world
and our minds.
Laying designs upon the sand, the tips of her thousands of fingers tremble
with the force of all that energy concentrated into one little planet.
Her heart, which does exist,
is buried deep
within the mystery of her spontaneity.

We all wish
we knew all the answers.
We all wish
we never had to cry.
We are so small.
But Ocean,

she guides us with her salty tears,
showing us over and over again
that it's alright.



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on Sep. 16 2010 at 6:07 pm
wind.and.rain.again BRONZE, Amherst, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"What is it you wish to do with your one wild and precious life?" Mary Oliver

thanks!! its pretty much impossible to put a personality to the ocean i think but i tried to show at least part of it

on Sep. 5 2010 at 3:28 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

I'm delighted to find more of your work again! I simply loved this piece. Through your talent, you achieved the monstrous task of setting a personality to the ocean. I'm always struck wordless by its greatness, so great job!


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