Marie Shine

Rookie - 379 Points (April 27th,1950 / Listowel. Co. Kerry)

Tsunami Poem by Marie Shine


A beautiful day lit by the sun
A cloudless sky in azure hue
There was no warning, no red alert
It just happened out of the blue
Slowly at first, then gathering drive
Carried in its powerful surging waves
Heartbeat to heartbeat, no will to survive
Finding everything my heart craves
It washes over me, all senses reeling
I float on cloud 9 above
Inadequate words to describe the feeling
of being with you in a tsunami of love...

Submitted: Sunday, August 24, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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  • Gold Star - 8,472 Points Daniel Brick (9/8/2014 1:35:00 AM)

    The first seven lines of this poem could be describing a first person experience of the tsunami in nature.
    all the hallmarks of its suddenness, the deceptively beautiful blue sky, the overwhelming force when it strikes,
    and the emotional surrender of NO WILL TO SURVIVE. At that moment, we readers are rescued from the natural disaster and lifted into a realm of sensual bliss, wherein tsunami is not a natural force but a metaphor of the intensity of a fully realized love. Such is the power of language to change the perception, if not reality of the natural order. Your poem tames the sheer wildness of nature and makes it serve our human hopes for a peak
    emotional experience greater than anything which proceeded it. (Report) Reply

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