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Let The Ocean Waves Roar

Updated on January 22, 2014

Peace Within A Piece

With each day so pressing and our obligations growing

I find it challenging to meet our physical and emotional needs

Easily swayed by the events that shape our lives

I turn to the ocean for my retreat

Growing up in Massachusetts

As I child the beach was my home away from home

Going often to Revere Beach all summer long

Which just happened to be the first public beach in the world

I found great serenity and joy

Now as an adult I turn to the great sounds of the ocean for total relaxation

There are so many tapes that have the water splashing and waves crashing

I feel right at home

Bringing back all my good memories and the years of my youth

I wonder if you have tried listening to the ocean ?

Does it make you feel better ?

Give it a try and see if a smile captures your face

Then slowly swallows your body and makes you feel refreshed and rejuvenated

What's the worst that can happen

You found one more way to set your troubles aside

Did a little soul searching and felt comfort from nature

Closed your eyes and took a little cat nap

A little rest does the body good

On with your day and get up and give it your best

I will be right behind you

Picking up any pieces that you miss


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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      Audrey Howitt I am touched when I find other people that love the beauty of nature the way I do. Thank you so much for reading and sharing.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      This is lovely!

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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      Gypsy Rose Lee Bringing back thoughts and times we have lived is so important. Do you remember how cold the water was when you first put your feet in.Berrrrr.I still found the courage to jump in. So many good times.Thank you for sharing.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful reflection. Made me remember my summer days on a beach in Connecticut when I was about three.

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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      Jo Goldsmith11 I hope that you may visit the ocean and feel the power behind each wave. So much beauty that can be shared by all. I am pleased that you read and shared my thoughts. May your thoughts turn into good times and lots of love. So nice to share one more day. Thank you so much.

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 4 years ago

      This is such a thoughtful reflection. I enjoyed reading it so much.

      I have never been to the ocean. One day, I hope to see it up close.

      Thank you for sharing this beautiful work with us. Shared, up & tweeted.

      Take care and have a blessed week! :-)