s./j. goldner

Rookie (March 2nd,1984 / USA)

Oceanic Bliss - Poem by s./j. goldner

Cool sheets against a sun-burn
remind you of the place you used to know.
Count back to the years you spent
lying beneath a horizon window.

Let the wind whisper in your ear,
dream of the ocean in the night.
The breeze that moves across your skin,
is the only lover that felt this right.

Before anguish and sorrow—
betrayals and heartbreaks,
there was the sea and the sun—
the tide and the wakes.

Dive into the breaking wave,
feel the power in these veins;
it runs like blood sustaining a life
—stained with pain.

Remember the game you played
when you were just nine,
you thought the Ocean
was an Eluder of Time.

Safe against the sequin'd shore
the last of the lovers have gone.
How could you've known
—this was the answer all along?

The world took a piece
of your every part.
Now you want them back
and you fine'ly know the place to start.

Sitting on the moonlit sand,
the wind envelopes your nakedness
the perfect lover it takes you in its arms
and carries you across an oceanic bliss....


Comments about Oceanic Bliss by s./j. goldner

  • (6/14/2007 9:47:00 PM)

    A fine poem that hit the spot in me. :) xxxxx (Report) Reply

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  • (4/30/2007 7:40:00 AM)

    Great poem! 'Cold sheets against a sun-burn reminds you of the place you used to know.' was a great introduction to your poem. I loved your use of language and the vivid visuals you offered us as the readers. Top marks!
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  • (4/28/2007 11:00:00 PM)

    Lovely poemo indeed.

    All the best
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  • (5/20/2006 5:17:00 AM)

    a very lovely poem...nicely written...conjured up many happy memories for me (Report) Reply

  • (5/11/2006 10:37:00 PM)

    I really loved this piece - though still musing on finely - you could just spell it 'finally' and leave the reader with the responsibility of scanning it correctly - it's only a sympton of your humility and love - how I admire this, I can't say anyway.

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  • (5/2/2006 2:09:00 AM)

    it's very lovely to write such beautiful verses i felt the power and the wave's drifted me to love the way you wrote it.
    very nice I can feel the breathe and the ether of the ocean.maxim muyu
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  • (5/2/2006 1:23:00 AM)

    Yes.......beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • Brian Dorn (5/1/2006 10:27:00 AM)

    Susanjane, a beautiful and rejuvinating write... I could almost feel the waves breaking!
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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 1, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 28, 2007

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