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He Embraced the Sea

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He Embraced the Sea

He said he needed to freely roam, so on a ship he set sail. He embraced the sea, deserting me. My one love bid me farewell. He said he needed to feel the wind caress his face till day was done. Deserting me, he embraced the sea and was loved by moon and sun! He said he needed to breathe the scent of ocean salt and fresh air. He embraced the sea, deserting me. Too strong was their love affair. He said he needed to stay with her and not with me on dry ground. Deserting me, he embraced the sea - her blue beauty all around. He said he needed to hear the crash of her waves. What was her lure? Embraced by the sea, deserting me; he lived all his life for her. He said he needed the space she gave. In the end, he was her slave! Deserting me, embraced by the sea, he is hers, for she’s his grave! Written 12/24/12 For the ZaniLa Rhyme - an exiting new contest for the holidays... Poetry Contest of Suzette Crous

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  1. Date: 12/11/2013 12:07:00 PM
    I just geuss he kind'a went overboard here Andrea..' L O L all the best Joe..)

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 3:46:00 PM
    My biggest love affair was with the ocean. Loved this poem as it was about my own true love. There is definitely a lure that matches no other.

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 10:13:00 AM
    What a great little write here! I love the way it read smoothly carrying me along.

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 9:10:00 AM
    Andrea, , :-) Congratulations in Suzette's " ZaniLa Rhyme - an exiting new contest for the holidays... " contest. Take care... PD

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:36:00 PM
    Congrats on your great win..I remember reading this one and how much I liked it...Sara

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 5:15:00 PM
    Congratulations on your wonderful win, Andrea! Great job! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 1:38:00 PM
    Love your creative mind Andrea---imagine those days, especially in the past where the sea was men's first love.

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 12:07:00 PM
    Congratulations Andrea. A great take on the contest. I am slowly getting back in the groove after being too busy to participate much during the holiday season. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 11:37:00 AM
    Wonderful Andrea...SKAT

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:51:00 AM
    I guess only someone who knows the "call of the sea" can understand her lure. For me, dry ground is where I'd rather be. Well written and wonderful candance from beginning to end. Enjoyed !!

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:11:00 AM
    Read it again loved it even more the second time. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 8:35:00 AM
    What a lovely write dear Andrea :) Enjoyed reading today before I sleep. Congratulations on your win. Hugs, Maria

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 7:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on another winning spot Andy, you are a clever girl xx

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 6:54:00 AM
    Wonderful and very touching piece,Andrea..Congratulations on your well deserved win....Kudos to you,friend...

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 5:43:00 AM
    congrats on your win Andrea

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 5:12:00 AM
    I loved this poem, Andrea. I did not understand why the last two stanzas introduced a new theme in line c1;c2. Congratulations on your win in the ZaniLa Rhyme contest. Love, Su

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  1. Date: 1/11/2013 10:56:00 AM
    It reads more like a story than a poem because it is penned so well.

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 5:21:00 PM
    I love this Andrea,,, I wrote a piece like this back in the 90's . I'll have to post it one of these day. You have a blessed New Years ;}

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 11:37:00 PM
    a fantastic adventure u penned Andrea emoting deep feelings .. I have known men who luv things more than people in their lives .. u brought this out so well in this wonderful creation. so good to be back even at slow pace .. felt part of me was missing without PS and my friends .. got 5 min. left so see ya Friday luv

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 9:37:00 PM
    thanks for the journey..blinded by love..but there any love to slavery.Grass seems greener on the other side..but it isnt always as it seems isnt it?A great message in this emotional poem..Have a wonderful New Year..May God bless your family.Hope you received the card dear..and thanks for th blog result..a festive soul. i am jajaja

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