Treasure Island

JHP Poetry

(11/27/1970 - present / South Carolina)

Raging Waters


Waltzing among the pleasant shore
Along the waters came high tide
In furious motion my blood did rise
As somber breaths unfurled

Ever so often a calm would come
And then I'd see my teardrops run
Looking beyond the clear blue sky
Along the waters came high tide

In furious motion my blood did rise
Looking beyond the clear blue sky
And then I'd see my teardrops run
Ever so often a calm would come

I stopped to watch the sunrise
Ever so often a calm would come
And then I'd see my teardrops run
Waltzing among the pleasant shore


Looking beyond the clear blue sky
Along the waters came high tide
In furious motion my blood did rise
As somber breaths unfurled

Submitted: Saturday, August 27, 2011
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