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O, the murmurring waves --

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O, the murmurring waves --


I abandon my struggle, withdraw myself totally,
     into the bottomless abyssal waters of the ocean;
Floating, borne along the currents, alone and adrift,
               the never ending battle with life withers away.

                         O, the murmuring waves ~~

Crumbling, falling to fragments are my worries,
     I let myself free fall, plunge into the dark unknown;
A lone drifter, a wanderer, I waft into the deep blue abyss,
               no bonds hold me, no chains or bindings tether me.

                         O, the murmuring waves ~~

And in this vision, I surface the oceans cadence,
     I glisten with water droplets, long raven hair drenched;
Outstretching my hands to the brilliant, shining sun, I rise up,
               a beautiful bird gliding along with the undulating waves.

                        O, the murmuring waves ~~


July 20, 2013


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  1. Date: 8/5/2013 6:06:00 AM
    BW., congrats on your well deserved victory. G.

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 9:12:00 AM
    Nicely written, Constance. Each verse washes over me just like the murmuring wave. Forlorn, hopeless and then reborn - beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 7/28/2013 12:52:00 AM
    Biggest congratulations on your super win my dear friend, Constance. A great and excellent write indeed which I love and enjoy reading this afternoon. Thank you so much for sharing! Again, congratulations!!! love lots and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 9:15:00 PM
    Very nice Constance. Congratulations on the win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 5:09:00 PM
    congrats on fine win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 1:37:00 PM
    Constance, congratulations with your surprising winning poem in 'Giorgio Veneto' contest. always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 11:20:00 AM
    The repeated line simply breathtaking!

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 9:16:00 AM
    Great winning work...Congrats on being in the winning lineup...Sara

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 7:29:00 PM
    Girl, I knew this was a winner when I realized the sea foam was breaking over my shoes... You sure can write.... Congratulations..... Jake

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 6:26:00 PM
    Constance this is just beautiful. I can see why it placed a win. Congratulations! Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 8:58:00 PM
    Wow, this is a fascinating and glorious write my friend! I am very impressed with what you have done here! I truly loved reading this delightful poem this evening! What a magnificent piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 8:33:00 PM
    Beautiful images portrayed here, Constance! A lovely write! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 6:57:00 PM
    A stunning free falling poem of hope Constance.. xxx

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 3:22:00 PM
    Just beautiful Constance! love,Deb