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Mandi June

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The Sea


Far upon the rising waves
the rolling sea gives way
to sunset far, accomplishing
the end of restless day.

The life within the ocean
glides effortly; at peace.
A fading light of glowing sun
starts, quickly, to decrease.

The moon above the water,
the shine of twinkl'ng specks,
luminous and silent light
from countless stars reflect.

The sound of rolling power
from the crashing waves beneath
produces majesty and strength;
a deep, blue graceful heath.

And, as the grandeur of the sea
surrounds a calming mind,
the wind and salty air pass by;
while soul and Earth align.

Submitted: Monday, February 06, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, July 04, 2012

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  • Rookie - 272 Points Stephen W (7/4/2014 6:20:00 PM)

    A very nice piece of work, maybe there remain one or two typos? effortly? reflect instead of reflects? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,261 Points Mandolyn ... (7/4/2014 5:14:00 PM)

    This is great. One of the best ones I have read on the site. My name is Mandee too. E before I except after.... oh whatever. :)) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 618 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (7/4/2014 10:18:00 AM)

    It's a beautiful poem...I can actually imagine myself standing by the rolling sea, witnessing a beautiful sunset, the shimmering moonlight, the salty wind, the waves... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Colleen Courtney (7/4/2014 8:31:00 AM)

    Everything about this poem is just wonderful! Has a great flow which makes it easy to read and understand. The best part though is the gorgeous images reflected in the minds eye as you read. Simply a beautiful poem throughout! Have already added to my list of favorites. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Otteri Selvakumar (7/4/2013 1:41:00 PM)

    The sound of rolling power
    from the crashing waves beneath
    produces majesty and strength;
    a deep, blue graceful heath.
    fine poem.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 223 Points Yasmeen Khan (7/4/2013 3:34:00 AM)

    You have painted a very beautiful scene of the ocean in the most bewitching hours. Powerful images make the reader feel the awe inspiring Nature. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kelvin Karani (7/5/2012 5:40:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem...love it...the image is great, and the rhyme too!

    You can read my poems here(on poemhunter) or go to ourwordsourvoices(dot) blogspot(dot) com do let me know what you think of them...and let me also know where I can read you! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Shouvik Roy (7/4/2012 2:51:00 AM)

    hmm..indeed a very beautiful write.. there is so much meaning attached to each line..loved it.. (Report) Reply

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