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Sand And Water

Returning to shore,
An ocean and its secrets;
To ebb the curiosity of quotidian being,
Whose essence thirst for far off adventures;
Hidden in recesses of secured consciousness;
While gulls dive with their bird determination;
Each beakful, each morsel,
A hunter’s bounty received to honour a life,
Of existence, and of predestined creation;
Continuing in abeyance, a ritual union of creator,
Universe patterned, charted, set on a course definite;
Defining, freedoms and functions,
All bottled up, tossed in swirling times and waters;
Mysterious lands and oceans;
Touching and going, toing and froing;
Assignment, there, at the shoreline.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Edited: Monday, June 06, 2011


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Comments about this poem (Is There A Moon by Gillena Cox )

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  • Otteri Selvakumar (7/5/2013 2:42:00 PM)

    nice writing goodness words Gillena Cox mam

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  • Leslie Philibert (7/5/2013 2:48:00 AM)

    Not bad, maybe a little too literary, heavy with vocabulary...

  • Anita Sehgal (7/6/2012 7:32:00 AM)

    well sketched... great words

  • Bernard Snyder (7/5/2012 9:14:00 PM)

    Thank you Gillena for sharing such a lovely poem. I will definitely continue to read more of your 'pieces!

  • Karen Sinclair (7/5/2012 5:27:00 PM)

    Just beautifully put... bravo and congratulations on read of the day...karen

  • Eyan Desir (1/10/2010 5:27:00 AM)

    Very nice wording
    a job well done

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (10/3/2009 4:34:00 PM)

    Bursting with beauty. Thanks for sharing.

  • rago rago (9/20/2009 3:27:00 AM)

    very nice write ...............

  • Obinna Eruchie (9/7/2009 8:04:00 AM)

    It is a beautiful poem of description, Gillena.

  • Allemagne Roßmann (9/5/2009 9:58:00 AM)

    Each beakful, each morsel,
    A hunter’s bounty received to honour a life,
    a wonderful write dear......10++ definitely although sand and water are enemies of each other.

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