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Through Cobalt Blues I Drifted

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Through Cobalt Blues I Drifted

This journey of which you now read, happens to many of us
It's what happened to me, my thoughts through the waves in discuss

It was on a normal day, I was fishing on craggy rocks
When out of the blue it came, this wave and me became locked

Salted eyes and gasping for air, hazed glimpses of where I once stood
My thoughts in flickering capture, the youngest of our family brood

The last catch of land I see, as I'm trawled so far into this blue
My heart emitting signals from their youngest, I, their loving true

Deeper and deeper I'm swallowed, marine life simply abounds
For marvels they definitely are, just like those marvels on common ground

Nearly ten minutes has passed, yet I'm as alert as I would normally be
My eyes now appear to be customised, as I view what's all around me

Dolphins play chasing Tuna, Hammerheads patrol like guards
Species like the Mola Mola, so wonderful, their definitely stars

Momentarily I glimpse through the light, as it diminishes into cobalt blues
The sights that I start to see, are species in identity confuse

Upon a fallen whale, it's carcass in steadily clean
Are hundreds of half meter Hag Fish, of them I wouldn't like to dream

Suddenly a movement catches my eye, a Sixgill Shark swims close to me
Strangely I don't feel nervous at all, beside this marvel of the seas

This flowing through these cobalt blues, is like a feeling I've never known
Was there a desire on this day, for the wave to take me, now shown

This journey of which you now read, happens to many of us
On a beach many hours later I awoke, around the schools I now discuss

When ever you are close to the waters, whether oceans, lakes or seas
Me, well I have no answers, be careful and you won't be me


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  1. Date: 4/10/2012 6:01:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in Gautami's contest James. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 6:04:00 PM
    A dreamy write, James.How goes it with the girlfriend ? Big congrats on your win here.

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 7:37:00 AM
    Well done James..congrats...BG

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 2:35:00 AM
    Congratulations James a beautiful piece xx

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 1:20:00 AM
    congrats James on a wonderful write and well deserved win luv.. your talent is so amazing and evident in every piece of poetry u pen .. happy easter blessings too.. from Italy ..

  1. Date: 4/5/2012 6:52:00 PM
    Ah quite a fantasy write I truely enjoyed it. I have missed reading you! Congrad's on your win!

  1. Date: 4/5/2012 3:46:00 PM
    This goes like a nice story which I'd like to read any day. Terrific poem!! Many Congratulations on your win and thank you so much for supporting my contest. love, gautami

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 9:41:00 AM
    Thanks for the picture you put on my mind James..The ocean is definitely wondefrul with its depth and creatures.. Dolphins are my favourite after the lochness monster which i still wasn't lucky enough to see.. Lovely nature post-Charma

  1. Date: 3/15/2012 8:58:00 AM
    On Easter Sunday, 1960, I was walking with my mother and sisters along the shore of the Pacific ocean, when a wave slammed the shore and pulled me out. Goodness, it seemed like forever before my mother got in the water and swam out to save me as I was holding onto a rock that stuck up out of the Ocean. I was in and out of consciousness, and I would swear to you, someone was holding me securely to that rock. Hmmm... strange days indeed! Hugs, catie :)

    Fraser Avatar James Fraser
    Date: 3/15/2012 9:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    One just never knows the invisible powers that are out there Catie. Have a lovely day :)