Treasure Island

shirani ibrahim

(13th May 1949 / 15 Mary's Road Bamabalapitiya Colombo Sri Lanka)

The Language of the Ocean


The Oceans and The Sea Speaks A Language
With expressions explicit in tranquility or rage
...The sea breeze moves gentle, swirling around tunefully.
As the fragrance of the oceans breath, lingers luxuriously.
The murmurs of its unwritten rhythm, plays a harmony,
The earthly design, decrescendos the waves flawlessly.
My eyes dip into the endless wide seas, away from land.
World of endless waters, volumes of sky, deep down the sand.
Where millions of sea shells, make their castles and home.
Richness aplenty and the sea creatures fearlessly do roam,
The sun caresses the waters to glisten, with a passionate sigh!
The moon, the stars, brighten the darkness in the sky.
An ocean of emotion with many a story, the seas embrace,
Expresses in ‘Allegretto' the depression, with shattering grace.
And serenity, a composition, an orchestra, with a healing taste.
A clear, concise, comprehensive with variable sounds to illustrate!

Submitted: Friday, September 17, 2010
Edited: Sunday, October 21, 2012
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

the ocean..the seas is also a world with its own creatures and wonders...It has got so much to tell that we fail to realise accept that there is also much life and beauty and many a pain it is forced to share when man tampers the earth with insenstive careless hands...Its expressive ways i cant help but read with deep concern in my heart..why are we so cold to them and treat them so shabilly at all times...use them and dispose them..oh dear sad state of mans mind..

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