This Ocean

August 22, 2016
By AnoushehArif BRONZE, Lahore, Other
AnoushehArif BRONZE, Lahore, Other
3 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?"


This ocean,
Was at a time a beautiful thing to swim in,
A place where one could feel calm,
And at peace,
A place where one could forget all those miseries,
And lie in serenity,
But in between everything,
Something went wrong,
Terribly wrong,
And the ocean was polluted with fears,
With loss and shattered dreams,
It screamed for it to stop,
It stung deeply and once you step inside,
There’s no coming out,
As it shallows you whole,
And you drown within,
This ocean became deserted,
It became despised and hated,
So it decided to end its life,
And asked the sun to dry it up whole,
And asked the rain to stop,
Feeding it with raindrops,
But those deep dark waters,
Became light with the warmth of the sun,
And the fresh droplets of rain,
Dissolved the pain,
And do you know dear,
The ocean became beautiful again.
 


The author's comments:

I always thought of oceans as quite beautiful aspects of nature, and I felt like they have their own story. I felt inspired by stories of recovery from teens who battled mental illnesses or immense amounts of sadness. I hope to show people from my poem that one should never lose hope, even in dire situations, and that things do get better even if one doesn't know it at the time. Even if everything is going against you, or you feel helpless, things do change.


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Chewu GOLD said...
on Aug. 24 2016 at 9:42 pm
Chewu GOLD, Orlando, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
" I believe and I try" - Chewu ^-^

welcome ^-^

on Aug. 24 2016 at 3:27 pm
AnoushehArif BRONZE, Lahore, Other
3 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?"

Thank you! I really appreciate it :)

on Aug. 24 2016 at 3:16 pm
pinkplants PLATINUM, Brandon, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
“Whatever you are physically...male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy--all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. All those other things, they are the glass that contains the lamp, but you are the light inside.”
― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

Love it so much.

on Aug. 24 2016 at 1:06 am
AnoushehArif BRONZE, Lahore, Other
3 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?"

Thank you :)

on Aug. 24 2016 at 1:00 am
Pretty. Dark... But pretty

on Aug. 24 2016 at 12:45 am
AnoushehArif BRONZE, Lahore, Other
3 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?"

Thank you! :)

Chewu GOLD said...
on Aug. 23 2016 at 7:14 pm
Chewu GOLD, Orlando, Florida
11 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
" I believe and I try" - Chewu ^-^

i loved it. When I started reading it I was thinking the ocean isn't always beautiful. thanks for liking "Color" btw. You have bright future ahead of you ^-^

on Aug. 23 2016 at 2:25 pm
AnoushehArif BRONZE, Lahore, Other
3 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?"

Thank you so much! :)

Sen77 said...
on Aug. 23 2016 at 1:21 pm
Sen77,
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Favorite Quote:
Light needs darkness to illuminate a room!! :)

Great just speechless

on Aug. 23 2016 at 11:11 am
AnoushehArif BRONZE, Lahore, Other
3 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?"

Thank you! Sure :)

HammadWaseem said...
on Aug. 23 2016 at 11:10 am
HammadWaseem, Lahore, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Be proud of who you are.
-Eminem

You can't see me
-John Cena

Ooh, somebody stop me!
-Mask

Nice poem, good job. @NoushieRocks Will you check and comment on my teen ink work named,"The Unbeatable Breakdancer"? :)




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