Matthew Holloway

Gold Star - 12,914 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

July Tide - Poem by Matthew Holloway

I was lost, I was cold
floating in an endless night
like driftwood on the ocean
I rose and I fell to the waves
I felt every storm and its rage
hurt like I would never know
the touch of another land
fear told me I was due to drown
only the fates they conspired
one day to show me the sun rise
where a new horizon greeted me
with a home to look upon
hope returned to my heart
I lay upon new waves
which sparkled in the sun
a light to fill my eyes
they carried me high and home
I was brought to you
upon a July tide

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 14, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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