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A Love Poem For the Sea

January 3, 2014
By nelehjr DIAMOND, Lingle, Wyoming
nelehjr DIAMOND, Lingle, Wyoming
60 articles 11 photos 381 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.


I hope I never forget the smell of the sea.
If I do it stinks like fish…But I love it.
And I hope I’ll never forget the taste of that one drop that landed on my lower lip.
Salty. It was as if the sea had kissed me in that moment.
I think she was fond of me.
I mean, she did reach out and lap at my feet.
A wave stretched out just where I stood with my back turned and nowhere else did the waters stretch quite so far.
Then again I’m told she flirts with everyone…
I guess like many sailors before me, my heart belongs to the sea.
Even though back home I’m land locked.
Perhaps we could start a long distance relationship?


The author's comments:
Wrote this after my trip to Bandon Oregon, in a tent, in my grandmother's backyard.

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on Apr. 14 2014 at 4:30 pm
PirateCountry DIAMOND, Muncie, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."

I like the way you personified the sea. I also like the way you said she was fond of you. It's very nice :) I like the sea too. BUT I CAN'T SWIM SO I KEEP A GOOD DISTANCE. XD


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