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The Sea Whispers to Me

Updated on July 13, 2015

Ever since the first time

I laid my eyes upon the sea

it seemed like a bond formed

between me and the deep blue sea

the sea is a moody as I am

and swiftly changes with the going and coming

of the tides

on a clear, sunny day

it is as blue as it can be

here and there are specks of green

and sprinkled with glittering diamonds

when the sun shines upon the waves

on a gray and dark day

it is like silver

and the waves come crashing

in stormy defiance

instead of gently

lapping against the shore

but on the best of summer days

when its mood is like mine

light and gay

the sea seems to be whispering to me

and I imagine that it’s telling me

about its life through the centuries

of the many different lands it has seen

about life under the sea

where mermaids live in castles

and magical looking fish swim

and these whispers that I hear

become like a soft melody

its refrain heard in a seashell

and the sea seems to say

come to me

let me take you on a journey

and show you the wonders I know

I can imagine being a gull

tired of flying

just bobbing on the waves of the sea

gently whispering a lullaby to me

it would make my life so grand

if I could live by the sea

for the sea and I have formed a bond

our ties go so very deep

it’s a friendship kept with others

in the treasure chest within my heart

a friendship that I will forever keep


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    • billybuc profile image

      Bill Holland 22 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Oddly I've never been a big fan of the sea. Maybe if I'd read more beautiful poetry like this I would have developed a love affair with it. :)

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      Audrey Howitt 22 months ago from California

      I am a big fan of the sea. The waves were my lullaby, so this piece just speaks to me! Well done!

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      Mary Wickison 22 months ago from Brazil

      How strange that I should read this tonight. My husband is in the other room looking at boats.

      I do think there are people so drawn to the sea, they pine for it when they are away.

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      JR Krishna 22 months ago from India

      I feel connected to something which is beyond horizon, something invisible when i look at the mighty sea.

      Enjoyed the poem :)

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 22 months ago from The Caribbean

      I like the comparison and the bond you describe. Very beautiful!

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      Cynthia B Turner 22 months ago from Georgia

      Down by the sea is where I'd rather be. I totally relate your poem. It's my dream to one day live close enough to the ocean to hear the waves pushing to shore as I drift off to sleep .

      Wonderfully written.

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      Shauna L Bowling 22 months ago from Central Florida

      Oh what stories the seas can tell! I love sitting by the ocean, especially as the sun is setting. It's such a soothing feeling, listening to the waves and watching the colors of the sunset dance upon the water.

      I love this, Rasma. I can see you sitting by the sea having a silent conversation with her.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 22 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Perhaps Bill. I love all that great sea air and the spray from the waves.

      Thank you Audrey.

      I've always been drawn to it Blond Logic.

      Thank you thumbi7

      Thank you Ms. Dora.

      Thank you Cyndi.

      Thank you Shauna.

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      Ralph Schwartz 22 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      This brings a peaceful and comfortable feeling to the reader...very nice

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 22 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you RJ.

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