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Inspired by a trip to Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia - After driving along the coast to this infamous spot, we arrived just after sun set. My tour guide and friend was apologetic for not getting me there while the sun was up. I on the other hand, was totally enthrawled with the experience of being there in the black of night.
Stand here crucified with sin
Pummeled by the howling wind
Arms stretched wide, just you and me
Thrown to the mercy of the sea
Torn open to the blackest ocean's
Hypnotic, murky, moody motion
Pulled to the edge and feeling small
Drawn here by your ghostly call
Rooted there on ancient stone
Petrified, I'm not alone
Through violent waves I search for calm
Trusting you'll do me no harm
Souls screaming, shattered space and time
Take back what's yours, give me what's mine
Tortured surf, I feel your pain
I will not sink in you again
Jet black water, purple skies
Stung my ears and pierced my eyes
Primal, raw, bathed in your song
Part of you, though don't belong
Your ice cold breath whipping my face
It's time for me to leave this place
I turned my back in to the night
Stare up at your guardian light
Black hounds descend and steal the day
Pounding heart, I'm blown away!
Copyright © SCOTT HARRIS | Year Posted 2014
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