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Show Me the Way

September 6, 2008
By AlwaysWrite28 DIAMOND, Flushing, New York
AlwaysWrite28 DIAMOND, Flushing, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"What makes a flower a flower? And why doesn't the dandelion qualify?" -From my poem "Dandelions"


I awake in the moonlight to my favorite song
I feel fear inside, something is wrong
I am not in my bed,
Then I look up ahead. . .
I am in the place where the gulls
Sing and play
Where the sand meets the sea.
Gazing at the perpetual horizon. . .
The stars are all shining
My gift from above, they shine just for me
Showing the right way

I peek down at my feet, they are bare
Enjoying the smooth texture of the sand
With the summer breeze flowing through my hair
I step slowly and strongly toward
The shore, the chilled water
Sends shivers down my spine.
Invigorated, rejuvenated
And inspired to make it through
The day.

I hear it again, my favorite song
It fills my heart with pleasure it is the song
Of the sea
The sound of the waves lapping, creeping up
And then down the sand slowly.
Then I see that the sun is rising
My gift from above, it rises for me
Shedding light on the right path.
It erases my past. . .



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on Dec. 4 2009 at 4:51 pm
AlwaysWrite28 DIAMOND, Flushing, New York
95 articles 28 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What makes a flower a flower? And why doesn't the dandelion qualify?" -From my poem "Dandelions"

I haven't checked my comments in forever!!! thanx for reading

Red said...
on Feb. 14 2009 at 2:40 am
Grill Boy likes it!! He wants to go to the Beach. Awesome!!

Emi said...
on Jan. 15 2009 at 5:36 pm
I love this poem!!! (:

Faby said...
on Oct. 30 2008 at 2:12 am
Great imagery! I love the way you make the day sostrong and at the same time you are able to portray the serenity and power of the ocean waves "The sound of the waves lapping, creeping up

And then down the sand slowly." this is my favorite line. Keep up the great writing!

malka said...
on Sep. 23 2008 at 2:08 pm
i knew you can do it. awesome poem it gave me chills. i was there with you. keep it up. Your going far baby

holly said...
on Sep. 16 2008 at 11:59 pm
you did wonderfull! i love it, you are such a good poet! it literally is one of the best poems i've ever read before. its awesome and it didn't confuse me like some poems do. excellent job!

julinejb said...
on Sep. 16 2008 at 6:18 pm
This is an awesome poem. Your words make me feel like I'm there!!

DANNY said...
on Sep. 16 2008 at 6:11 pm
really nice work!!!

Hails said...
on Sep. 16 2008 at 12:10 am
Excellent poem Mandy. Gah, I should start writing poetry again too!