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The Wide Ocean - Poem by Pablo Neruda

Ocean, if you were to give, a measure, a ferment, a fruit
of your gifts and destructions, into my hand,
I would choose your far-off repose, your contour of steel,
your vigilant spaces of air and darkness,
and the power of your white tongue,
that shatters and overthrows columns,
breaking them down to your proper purity.

Not the final breaker, heavy with brine,
that thunders onshore, and creates
the silence of sand, that encircles the world,
but the inner spaces of force,
the naked power of the waters,
the immoveable solitude, brimming with lives.
It is Time perhaps, or the vessel filled
with all motion, pure Oneness,
that death cannot touch, the visceral green
of consuming totality.

Only a salt kiss remains of the drowned arm,
that lifts a spray: a humid scent,
of the damp flower, is left,
from the bodies of men. Your energies
form, in a trickle that is not spent,
form, in retreat into silence.

The falling wave,
arch of identity, shattering feathers,
is only spume when it clears,
and returns to its source, unconsumed.

Your whole force heads for its origin.
The husks that your load threshes,
are only the crushed, plundered, deliveries,
that your act of abundance expelled,
all those that take life from your branches.

Your form extends beyond breakers,
vibrant, and rhythmic, like the chest, cloaking
a single being, and its breathings,
that lift into the content of light,
plains raised above waves,
forming the naked surface of earth.
You fill your true self with your substance.
You overflow curve with silence.

The vessel trembles with your salt and sweetness,
the universal cavern of waters,
and nothing is lost from you, as it is
from the desolate crater, or the bay of a hill,
those empty heights, signs, scars,
guarding the wounded air.

Your petals throbbing against the Earth,
trembling your submarine harvests,
your menace thickening the smooth swell,
with pulsations and swarming of schools,
and only the thread of the net raises
the dead lightning of fish-scale,
one wounded millimetre, in the space
of your crystal completeness.


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Poems About Ocean

  1. 1. The Wide Ocean , Pablo Neruda
  2. 2. The Stars Go Over The Lonely Ocean , Robinson Jeffers
  3. 3. As I Ebb'D With The Ocean Of Life , Walt Whitman
  4. 4. July Fourth By The Ocean , Robinson Jeffers
  5. 5. The Old Women Of The Ocean , Pablo Neruda
  6. 6. Out Of The Rolling Ocean, The Crowd , Walt Whitman
  7. 7. Ocean Of Forms , Rabindranath Tagore
  8. 8. Had Ocean Been My Confidant , Naseer Ahmed Nasir
  9. 9. Sonnet I: Unto The Boundless Ocean , Samuel Daniel
  10. 10. As In The Globe Embraced By Ocean , Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev
  11. 11. An Ocean Within (A Poem For My Father, P.. , Sameer Ahmed
  12. 12. Ocean Poem , Claire Page
  13. 13. *i'M Your Blue Ocean , Marieta Maglas
  14. 14. Ocean: An Ode. Concluding With A Wish. , Edward Young
  15. 15. Sorrowful Ocean , Hasmukh Amathalal
  16. 16. ' ' ' ' ' Stealing An Ocean , Dónall Dempsey
  17. 17. The Ocean Said To Me Once, , Stephen Crane
  18. 18. The Ocean , Victoria Hughes
  19. 19. Ocean: An Ode. Concluding With A Wish.* , Edward Young
  20. 20. It's Like Shooting Fish In A Barrel Call.. , Joe Rosochacki
  21. 21. To Cruel Ocean , Victor Marie Hugo
  22. 22. The Ocean , Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  23. 23. Ocean Breakers , Lonnie Hicks
  24. 24. *ocean Revery , Ben Gieske
  25. 25. Sonnet To Ocean , Thomas Hood
  26. 26. The Ocean , Felicia Dorothea Hemans
  27. 27. Blue Like The Ocean , Ency Bearis
  28. 28. I'M The Ocean, You'Re The Sky , .Pd. is here
  29. 29. An Ocean Of Love , Lovelyn Layon
  30. 30. *far Away On Ocean Dreams... , Vaibhav Pandey
  31. 31. A Short Poem Written At The Moment When .. , Du Fu
  32. 32. *ocean Waves On Ocean Rocks In Ocean Air , Kale Beaudry
  33. 33. (g) 3 (Biographical) The Ocean Paradox , Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  34. 34. The Ocean , Aly Churchill
  35. 35. ! Ocean Of Treasures! , Ajay Pisharody
  36. 36. *ocean* , swagathnath rajeswari
  37. 37. ! ! ! Mother - Ocean Of Love , Rema Prasanaa
  38. 38. Ocean Is As One With The World , Izabelle Sheridan
  39. 39. ! Indian Ocean ! , Rema Prasanaa
  40. 40. Ocean Rhythms , Constance Levy
  41. 41. The Ocean I Know! , Sylvia Chidi
  42. 42. Pearl Of The Ocean , Aldo Kraas
  43. 43. Your Like A Ocean , clayton moore
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  46. 46. The Ocean Of Your Eyes , William H. Bloom
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  49. 49. A Sailor Return To An Ocean , Ahmad Shiddiqi
  50. 50. ! ! Ocean Of Verse Part I! , Rema Prasanaa
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