Tag Archives: sea

Summer Sea Memory

Flickering like old movies On wartime movie screens Summer sea memory Greets me In a waking dream Part beautiful and part dread It’s nothing like it seems Summer sea memory Haunts me In a waking dream Pinned like butterflies shivering … Continue reading

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Leaving

The hardest part I recall In leaving you Was those final stairs Up and away From the beach where we met And wandered so long Hand in hand Now distant My hands are free To find another love and another … Continue reading

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(Micropoetry) Weep no more

Tide’s caress lost to solitude Memories wash away in calm, bleak morning Weep no more (c) Helen Valentina 2016

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Moon Kissed

  And the moon kissed the ocean The briefest flirtation Reflected light spilling Across the dark, rolling waves And the ocean blushed deep blue Drawn into moonly madness Tidal waves a siren call Answered in the night And the moon … Continue reading

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Enemy Waters

Swim carefully The tendrils here are deadly They curl and coil about you To draw you further in Swim cautiously The many coloured fish are all Siren songs to your decline Beautiful assassins Swim hopefully Within the web of blue … Continue reading

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Foghorn

The foghorn blows Across the bay A mournful song Reverberates Across shining water Skipping like a stone It seems to tell Its story through its tone Of days spent lonely Lost to love A melody in minor key A single … Continue reading

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Ocean Liner

Here we are now out at sea A fashionista cavalry Wild and spitfire reverie Quick, take a photo, you and me Out upon the sea This ocean liner is so grand As couples wander hand in hand Each new diversion … Continue reading

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Lost At Sea

Lost at sea Adrift for days I seek an albatross To light my way The water here’s Too rank to drink Voices murmur Won’t let me think I’ve navigated Until I’m lost On storm swept seas I’m cruelly tossed I … Continue reading

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The Quietest Time of Night

Waves on the shoreline Beat back endless Cresting peaks Crash on indifferent sands Above the moon Shines pale, strange light At the quietest time of night Footprints washed away now Travellers passing unseen Fleeting, softly Traversing in silence Above the … Continue reading

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