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A Day at the Beach

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A Day at the Beach

Here I am Running away, Walking at the beach, counting the days, I see the sun, I covered my face. Feeling the wind, I know I can't win in this race. I sat under A tree, feeling the sand with my feet, Oh how I want to be free. These days the problems kept me captive. These shadows of fears seems to be abrasive. I just want to stay, I don't want to leave, It's better in this Island, there are matters you can still believe. Clear waters, Aqua sky, I envy the birds that soar & fly. I want to sing another lullaby, I sat on a swing & a flashback pass by. But in every decision you have to be wise. I don't know why, but to me this is paradise. And now I lay down on the sand, A melody that should be put to an end. And again I wiped my tears, It's because of these unending fears. I am hurt, and I am weak, Then I looked up asking what to seek. Like a little girl I cried, I wanted comfort because I'm tired. Tired of seeing people lying, tired because I'm also hiding. tired of all these unanswered questions. tired of people with their exaggerated opinions. And I don't want to go back, cos I know I'm safe here. But God gave me that courage to fight w/ every fear. Maybe I am confuse now, and maybe not yet satisfied, But my Faith is giving me the assurance I'll have a balanced Life.

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  1. Date: 6/29/2012 1:18:00 PM

    Marianne, belated congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 11:48:00 AM

    Marianne congrats on your win, David

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 2:52:00 PM

    congrats on another win with this poem that has so many great images in it!

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 12:48:00 PM

    Congratulations on your placement in the Summer contest Marianne. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 12:23:00 PM

    Congratulations on your well deserved win Marianne. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 6:03:00 AM

    Congratulations on your hm xx

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 7:00:00 PM

    The beach can be a good place to go to get away from it all. I love your portrayal of this paradise. Congrats.

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 6:25:00 PM

    M.N.,,,, congrats in DG, contest... I am so happy to see you on her wonderful list.. Always~PD

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 4:40:00 PM

    Keep writing so we can all enjoy it! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 10:40:00 AM

    Full of emotion and longing, I would only ask that you please write the word WITH instead of w/..pretty please with a TON of sugar! Light & Love