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Dawn Michelle

(8/3/91 / Van Nuys, California)

Find Me at the Edge


You will find me at the edge
Of the water
Where the sand and deep
Ocean meet
Here they collide
But never subside
And so goes their life
For all eternity
And the sky watches in awe
Jealous of the way the ocean
Can move about
But the ocean looks up
At the beautiful sky
And is grateful for
The sight it provides
Though now paralyzed
I close my eyes
And beg for hope

Here in the midst of vast skies
I dream of life
Here in my dreams so diverse
I lie to myself
So far away
I escape this day
And all my thoughts I lay
Here on the ground
That these stars shine upon
In a time where it mattered
When the stars came alive
And the moon shone bright
With the chorus of galaxies
Backing them up
Now they’re betrayed
As this sky starts to fade
And so they are paid
What they never deserved
All this I know
Come rescue me
While my thoughts are still free
And all I can see
Is this sky
That comes to life
Through sorrow and strife
Though sharp as a knife
I am comforted

You will find me at the edge
Of the water
Where the sand and deep
Ocean meet
Here I will be

Submitted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Edited: Saturday, September 18, 2010
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  • Tailor Bell (9/22/2006 8:36:00 PM)

    you show careful construction and graceful rhyme. good structure. i especially like varying interpretation in some lines...'though now paralyzed...I close my eyes'. nice work. -Tailor B. (Report) Reply

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