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The Heart Of The Sea

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The Heart Of The Sea

A mill pool glistening like floating ice
What you see on the top is not real.
Break the surface, it is so nice
With you arms outstretched you can feel.

The current washes below
The lady is peaceful and asleep
Gently rocking to and fro
Beware as she awakes, you are in to deep.

The lady of the sea is cruel
She has no heart it is known.
She takes all from Saint to fool
Man, woman, and child as her own.

 As a lamb wearing a wolf’s disguise
She lures you in with calm and beauty.
In anger she awakes to hear your cries
And then collect all sunken booty.

Don’t ask about the heart of the sea
One does not reside in the deep.
A cruel mistress she is known to be
But so beautiful in her sleep.

© 15/10/2013


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  1. Date: 2/28/2014 12:30:00 PM
    Oh my! I love this one. It's brilliant.

  1. Date: 11/23/2013 7:57:00 AM
    So true, we are water, salt water mostly but still we don't feel safe in the sea! Thanks for stopping by my verses. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 6:57:00 AM
    Outstanding description and story....loved the detail Mandy....

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    Date: 10/28/2013 6:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    So glad youre better....:-)
  1. Date: 10/16/2013 7:28:00 AM
    Like the sea life surely akin, with in, you always write and philosophize so well when you present these wondrous fables...

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 4:33:00 PM
    this is really good and so descriptive of the sea in her beauty and ferocity too ! good luck in the contest love,Deb