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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 © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 6/16/2016 2:34:00 PM
Wow, awesome form, Scott... Skat
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Date: 6/4/2016 10:17:00 AM
This is really amazing
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Date: 3/4/2015 7:02:00 AM
A marvellous visual piece of poetry. I'm also inspired by the tactile elements of this sensational piece.
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