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The Blue Ballad

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The Blue Ballad

Burdened waves slow motioned,gently lift tired eyelids-whispers.
Speaks an incomprehensible raspy language to subconscious;
Mind unaware,eyes chained to where blue meets azure.
Mourning waves wailing past sorrows unforgettable.

Scorching sun above witness, time's healing ointment
Calms sloshing, turns to gurgling, frothing & silence.
Waves' heights mark decibels, joy & pain quantified,expressed.
Wisened serene waters meditate,singing soothing hymns
To lone hearts seeking life's meanings in the abstract.

Descending  blanket of darkness muffles frolicking surf.
Agony laden screams, writhing to escape clutch of terrors
Unknown. The blue deepens, murky black leaves sea affected.
Penance of shouting, weeping & sobbing at the altar
Of solitude, fruits into return of pristine innocence.Rebooted.

Burdened waves slow motioned,gently lift tired eyelids-whispers,
Carriers of secret messages,unheard stories & salty tears.
Caressing sleeping ears, rise,rise to the sounds of the sea.
Rise...rise soon for a new Blue Ballad lies in wait.
                                  -©Viraj Shah 30.11.2013

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  1. Date: 12/12/2013 5:00:00 PM
    Great winning work..Way to go...Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 12/11/2013 8:32:00 AM
    Viraj, a nice win...luv..Linda

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 9:55:00 PM
    Congrats on the win, Viraj

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 4:03:00 PM
    I like this alot, and I see that you gave both good and bad images of blue, as I did. GREAT job. Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 12:03:00 PM
    congrats on your winning poem xxx

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 11:31:00 AM
    - Congratulations on your winning poem in: "THE SOUND OF COLOR" contest: Sponsored by: Monterey Sirak - Nice to join and nice to read your poem Viraj. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 9:27:00 AM
    Beautiful images of blue sounds rising to a crescendo and gently falling. I can almost hear the symphony of sounds. Congrats and thank you for entering