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The Ocean

June 4, 2013
By Sarah_Rose17 SILVER, Windsor, Colorado
Sarah_Rose17 SILVER, Windsor, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Remember to trust others, it will one day be your saving grace."


I stood at the shore and looked
At the calm waves racing to the land
The beauty of the ocean staring back at me
And I never could quite understand

How I stood at such a terrifying place

So I stuck my feet into the water
The velvety soft sand at my feet
And I involuntarily started to walk farther
Not knowing the trouble I would meet

Mindlessly I wandered deeper
Being engulfed with water more
Never seeing reality- I was drifting
And could no longer see the shore


The author's comments:
This piece somewhat expresses how I feel about life. How we can be a great place spiritually and we start to "stick our feet" into worldly pleasure. And after that, it's mindless. You start to drift.

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on Jun. 7 2013 at 7:24 pm
Carpe-Caffeam GOLD, No Where, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“If it weren’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.” –David Letterman

I like the idea behind this poem. I feel like it could've used a stronger ending, but overall it was a pleasant poem :D