Julie Dant

Rookie (August 7,1951 / Illinois)

A Sound Across The Water - Poem by Julie Dant

As I stood upon the brink of life
And looked into the murky depths
I knew my soul would soon be lost
If I took just one more faltering step

And I longed so strongly for it
Nothing seemed to matter much
‘till I heard a swelling chorus
In the wind and I was touched

There’s a sound across the water
Calling me…..calling me
There’s a sound across the water
Calling me…..calling me

So I listened to the music
On that far and distant shore
And it lifted me and set me free
To finally see what I’d come for

And that sound across the water
Set me free…..set me free
And that sound across the water
Set me free…..set me free

And I took that step into the dark
Knowing I would not fall
And I floated oh so gently
Towards that far off beckoning call

March 1988


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  • (4/6/2009 4:01:00 AM)

    I like the gentle repetition of words and the rather wistful sound of this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/13/2008 5:59:00 AM)

    A very good poem, a pleasure to read.

    Ron
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  • (10/9/2007 9:51:00 AM)

    This is gooood Julie! ! Love it! ! ! (a 10) ! ! ! !
    Thad
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  • (10/9/2007 7:07:00 AM)

    What can i say about this beautiful poetry... Julie.. Just wonderful and a moving write, how many more of these beautiful works have you to share with us...10 (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2007 1:46:00 AM)

    I really enjoyed this Poem it made me feel extremely better about myself.
    Thank you
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 14, 2011


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