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Bury Me at Sea

When my time passes And there’s no breath left in me, Take my ashes to the oceans And set my spirit free. There I can rejoin my friends There I will not be alone. There I can make my amends There I won’t be unknown. Far too much blood spilled onto this planet Makes its way to the sea. The raining of blood by droplet Rejoining there finally. Don’t leave me in the cold, cold ground. No – No imprisoned tomb for me. Let the waves be my stone bound An anxious tide, my cemetery. There I can float on endless waves A moving monument to see. And if you leave a tear on my grave I can float it away with me…

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 7/17/2014 1:40:00 PM
Thank you for sharing :)
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Jim Carpenter
Date: 7/17/2014 9:47:00 PM
Your most welcome, sir...
Date: 7/17/2014 12:01:00 AM
Jim, suddenly I'm liking the idea of being buried at sea.. Very effective write!
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Jim Carpenter
Date: 7/17/2014 9:47:00 PM
Thanks, Dave
Date: 7/16/2014 11:22:00 AM
Beautifully expressed sentiment Jim.
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Jim Carpenter
Date: 7/17/2014 9:46:00 PM
Thank You
Date: 7/16/2014 6:47:00 AM
A very emotional write. I especially love the final verse. I already have my request where my ashes are to be scattered and they too will blow out into the sea. Hugs Jan xx
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Jim Carpenter
Date: 7/17/2014 9:46:00 PM
Thanks for the mention and the info