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Your Ocean

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Your Ocean

I stand on the edge of your ocean
Ready to dive in
Wanting to discover the depths of you
I have looked at the surface of you
Beautiful beyond my puny words
Sometimes your calmness relaxes me
I become lost in your serenity
My eyes are stretched to your horizon
I can not see all of you
I play innocently along your shores
I dip my toes into your cool waters
Slowly I am drawn into you
I feel you encompass my body
Then there is an undertow
I am helpless to resist
Drawn further from the shore
To the centre of you
I do not wish to escape
I trust you with my very soul
Sinking beneath the surface
I am wrapped in your embrace
Color surrounds me
My being is infused with your joy
The feeling of weightlessness
We are now joined
You are the beginning and completion of me
I was not meant to just stand on your shores

Dedicated to the Love of my life. I continue to explore the depths of her.
This is my contribution to Linda's Valentine Contest

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  1. Date: 2/5/2014 7:40:00 AM

    such beauty and such loving tenderness one almost feels a voyager looking in lovely Rick hugs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/5/2014 8:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Shadow.
  1. Date: 1/14/2014 9:12:00 AM

    Amazing........beyond words.....overwhelming beauty. Richard....it seems I have read this before, but what a delight to read it again. Imagine the joy it must give your love to read this dedication.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 1/14/2014 9:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for reading it again, it is one of my personal favorites and yes she loves it as well.
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 11:05:00 PM

    Good morning from my part of the world, Richard. What an absolutely amazing tribute to your wife. I'm sure she just LOVED this piece of writing. It is so full of depth of emotion and passion. Keep swimming...or diving...Don't stay on the shore! What an amazing last line. WOW!

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 4:05:00 PM

    Congratulations....well deserved

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 9:04:00 AM

    Congrats on your super win Rick! :D - hug yanny

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 7:25:00 AM

    Fantastic poem friend Richard. Congratulations on your grand win. Good Day. (^_^)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/19/2013 7:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Maria
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 11:02:00 AM

    Absolutely perfect. Congrats on a well deserved win!

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 4:34:00 PM

    Congrats, Richard. Outstanding, well deserved win. Thanks for your kind comment, Ralph

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/17/2013 4:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ralph
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 4:03:00 PM

    Richard, congrats on your first place win in PD's contest. Hugs and luv, Gail

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/17/2013 4:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Gail
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 2:02:00 PM

    This says it all and the love of your life is very lucky. Congratulations!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/17/2013 4:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Donna
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 11:33:00 AM

    Wonderful, Richard--well deserved win in Linda's contest.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/17/2013 4:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Craig
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 4:40:00 AM

    - A beautiful Valentines poem, it had to win! - CONGRATULATIONS!! - Have a lovely Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Li

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/17/2013 8:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Anne Lise
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 2:13:00 AM

    This is really deep Richard, congratulations....

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/17/2013 8:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It is the ocean after all! Ha ha
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 9:26:00 PM

    Congratulations my dear friend Richard for your very passionate write and super win! I enjoyed reading your great Valentines poem! love/hugs, Leonora

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 10:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Leonora.
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 8:05:00 PM

    WOW< one of your best ever!!! So sincere and deep. A well deserved win. BIG congrats.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 10:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andrea, I appreciate your kind words.
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 5:50:00 PM

    excellent write Richard....congrats on your win

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 10:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Joseph
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 4:43:00 PM

    This is pure love.....you are both so lucky to have found it! Beautiful and touching words. Hugs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 4:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am very thankful!
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 4:08:00 PM

    This is a wonderfully romantic write, Richard! Congrats on your 1st place win! Love, Kim

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 4:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 3:30:00 PM

    Wonderful tribute! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 4:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Debbie
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 2:54:00 PM

    Simply beautiful! Congratulations Richard!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 4:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Annalise
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 2:09:00 PM

    Hi Richard, CONGRATULATIONS :-) with your lovely and wonderful poem. always & forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 1:39:00 PM

    So beautiful and romantic. Congrats to you!!!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/16/2013 5:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Carrie.
  1. Date: 2/6/2013 3:33:00 PM

    Glad you recommended this one..your love is one lucky lady. Keep exploring...lol. BG

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/6/2013 4:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Now you have me smiling!
  1. Date: 2/5/2013 9:53:00 AM

    WOW. Holy romantic poem, Batman!! This is beautiful, Richard. She is a very lucky lady!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 2/5/2013 5:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Heather, actually I am the lucky one.
  1. Date: 1/27/2013 11:09:00 AM

    loved all the lines....felt as if each line was getting intense,word by word. congratulations on your wonderful dedication.....A sure first place win...

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 12:06:00 AM

    Congrats friend on the first place!! Jag

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 10:03:00 PM

    Congratulations for a very creative and lovely Valentines Poem and awesome win my dear friend, Richard! Thanks for sharing it, too! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 9:14:00 PM

    A beautiful romantic testimonial of true love. A big congrats on your First place win! My entry was about my mate too, my husband.

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 8:28:00 PM

    imagery consistent throughout.."Then there is an undertow I am helpless to resist" nice lines great last line: I was not meant to just stand on your shores.... fine write!

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 4:47:00 PM

    Richard... congratulations in Suzette's sweet sweet " VALENTINE" contest. Always & forever * LINDA

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