Kevin Patrick

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Oceanus Wakes (A Pretentious Name From The Drop Of A Hat) - Poem by Kevin Patrick

Blind is the ocean to the sound of its motion
As it roars with momentum of immeasurable melody
Ushering its whitecaps of sinuous elocution
Against the gold Shorelines with foam balm fidelity
And Astounded, I smile as my toes snicker gusto
Flowing in the convent bonds of primeval sapphire
That Drips like champagne into my pours and soaked muscles
Lashing emulsified brine into Salt licking pyres
Enraptured and serene, my vision twists of blue
Grazing the vanishing points that single heaven and earth
Are just the marginal lines of material sinew
That draws reciprocity from once spiritual hearth
And the sky sits clear, deaf to these great sights
As I stand gazing awestruck to this arena of Delight

Form: sonnet


Comments about Oceanus Wakes (A Pretentious Name From The Drop Of A Hat) by Kevin Patrick

  • Jane Campion (7/16/2019 8:59:00 PM)

    Your imagery astounds the mind from the first line to the last, a blast Wonderful poetry.

    Thank you for commenting on Faceless Faces.
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/15/2019 11:29:00 PM)

    Grazing the vanishing points that single heaven and earth
    Are just the marginal lines of material sinew
    That draws reciprocity from once spiritual hearth..... to this arena of Delight.....outstanding conceptualization. Beautiful poem. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the member poem of POD.
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  • Adeeb Alfateh (6/15/2019 10:50:00 PM)

    Grazing the vanishing points that single heaven and earth
    Are just the marginal lines of material sinew

    GREAT WRITE; GREAT 10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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  • Elena Sandu (6/15/2019 10:30:00 PM)

    What great delight to read this poem loud! Thank you dear poet, did it again, your share helped my soul dance! (Report)Reply

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  • Susan Williams (6/15/2019 10:14:00 PM)

    The word choice in this is scrumptiously sensual. Congratulations for winning this recognition- it was well deserved! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/15/2019 8:16:00 PM)

    This poem, like the earth, a jewel (Report)Reply

    (6/15/2019 9:13:00 PM)

    Well I don't know if its a jewel doug! but thank you very much, I hoped you enjoyed it!

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  • Bill Cantrell (6/15/2019 11:51:00 AM)

    Descriptive poetry nicely done, congrats for potd (Report)Reply

    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 9:11:00 PM)

    Thank you so much Bill! its an old, old work, it was me trying to mess around with Sonnets, hope you enjoyed it!

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (6/15/2019 9:20:00 AM)

    Today, from wherr I am, it is thundering and the sky is weeping with
    huge tears and lightning seems to tear the sky, but reading this poem
    gives me the privilege to be outside and enjoy the ocean.
    The wonder of Poetry!
    10+++++++and onto my Poem List.
    Congratulations, Kevin for a truly well deserved accolade.
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    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 9:10:00 PM)

    Rose Marie your one of the writers that I keep coming back to check out, for their form and depth, so I am greatly honoured that you read my work. Its an OLD one that I am surprised got resurrected for today, but its nice to see the dust off. Hope you enjoyed!

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (6/15/2019 9:13:00 AM)

    Liked these lines, to wit:
    " Grazing the vanishing points that single heaven and earth."
    " The sky sits clear, deaf to these great sights."
    You have brought the readers to the vastness of the ocean
    at close range and feel the joy and wonders that it brings.
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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (6/15/2019 9:08:00 AM)

    A beautiful and powerful poem with superb imagery.
    A pure poetic joy!
    Each and every line of the poem is like a little wave
    drawn to kiss the shore and create wonders.
    The unique title and the opening lines alone grip
    the reader to read the whole write embellished
    with poetic gems.
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  • (6/15/2019 6:30:00 AM)

    i can feel the solitude as you describe it i wish i could write like this. Please read my poem Father's Day and tell me
    what you think
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    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 9:07:00 PM)

    Leeann thank you so much for your comment, and trust me there's a hundred writers out their that I wish I could write like, and don't kick yourself, your voice is yours. I look forward to reading your poem and more asap!

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  • Drtony Brahmin (6/15/2019 4:00:00 AM)

    Blind is the ocean to the sound of its motion
    As it roars with momentum of immeasurable melody
    Ushering its whitecaps of sinuous elocution
    Against the gold Shorelines with foam balm fidelity. the very first lines attracted me. wonderful poetic expressions. tony
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    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 9:05:00 PM)

    Thank you Dr Tony Brahmin, I rarely write sonnets and have written a handful as a lark, I hope that you enjoyed it, and look forward to reading your work soon.

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/15/2019 3:34:00 AM)

    Emulsified! ! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 9:02:00 PM)

    Thanks Edward! you always provide good feedback, I hope that you enjoyed this oldie of mine!

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (6/15/2019 3:28:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem of the day, Kevin.
    Congrats for being selected....10++++++++++
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    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 9:01:00 PM)

    Bernard it is heart warming that you read this, thank you so much and I hoped you enjoyed it.

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  • Jennifer Birchall (6/15/2019 2:35:00 AM)

    A poem with beautiful imagery. A deserved POD dear Kevin. (Report)Reply

    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 8:59:00 PM)

    Thank you Jennifer, I wrote this poem years ago, so am surprised to find when I checked my email all these notifications from PH, I hope you enjoyed it, thank you! .

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  • Prabir Gayen (6/15/2019 2:13:00 AM)

    Congratulation dear poet friend.....very beautiful poem.... thanks.../// (Report)Reply

    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 8:57:00 PM)

    Thank you Prabir, I have enjoyed your works immeasurably to have you read one of mine is heartwarming! hope you enjoyed!

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  • C Faustino (6/15/2019 1:16:00 AM)

    Great images coming from this poem. Congrats for being POD today. (Report)Reply

    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 8:54:00 PM)

    Thank You! Imagery and the power that it evokes within the mind are what I look for in poems, I am glad you enjoyed it!

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  • Kim Barney (6/15/2019 1:03:00 AM)

    A powerful poem full of powerful words woven together brilliantly. Outstanding! Congrats on MPOD! (Report)Reply

    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 8:50:00 PM)

    Thank you Kim! Its a privilege alone to have you reading and enjoying one of my works. Thank you so much!

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  • Jane Campion (6/15/2019 12:55:00 AM)

    Great images fulfills this poem.

    Congrats!
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    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 8:47:00 PM)

    Thank you so much! when I read a poem its always the imagery and the evocation of language I look for first, if it rhymes that's tiny bonus!
    Thank you for reading and enjoying it!

    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 8:45:00 PM)

    Thank you! when I read a poem its not the rhyme but the flow of imagery, I hope it worked. Thank you for reading and enjoying it!

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (6/15/2019 12:49:00 AM)

    This wonderful poem takes its flight from Nadir and transcends Zenith! The blind ocean, its motion, roar subsequently producing fathomless melody so brilliantly presented through tenuous poetic expression…wonderful imagery…So immaculately penned! Many congratulations for this beautiful poem being chosen as Poem of the Day! (Report)Reply

    Kevin Patrick(6/15/2019 8:43:00 PM)

    Thank you sir! your comments leave me heartened, and honoured, I'm glad a writer of your great level has somehow enjoyed this work! . Thank you!

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 15, 2014


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