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The Changing Perspective

The stretch of water mating with the clear blue sky
 at the horizon as the sun bids good bye
  shades of crimson hue merging with the blue
   a scenery my little eyes drank in delight
              
                 of the puddles and sand castles, a deathly task
                  my tiny hands carving out names on sand
                   fighting the waves, its unfair, I wail
                    and then entertained with an interesting tale
                     of a world under the water surface
                      of mermaid, dolphin, prince and princess

Years passed and the views changed
 With my sweetheart as we strolled as one
  hand in hand through the shingle beach
   barefoot making love with the sand
               
                of the lips meeting, a tinge of salt
                 as we sat cuddled, on the lonely bench
                  the sea seemed jealous of the sight
                   for there was a rise in tide, a fight
                    as if the waves were eager to reach
                     to break us apart and cause a breach

It did succeed for I was deceived
 blinded by the sugar coated words
  for it erased all the memories sweet
   of days I had spent by the waterfront
              
               of the innocence of childhood
                and of the blissful youth
                 I am a stranger to those 
                  which the memories hold
                   for there is no love as forbade
                    only the darkness seems to pervade

Now the loneliness accompanies me
 as I am embraced by the strange whispers
  the eerie night air chill my bones
   and all I see is the gloom and sighs
                     


© Nadiya(11 May '15)

* Placed 3rd in the contest 'Memories of the Sea' by Isaiah Zerbst on 15 May 2015.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 6/4/2015 12:18:00 AM
deeply beautiful pen nadiya love the imaginary you used
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poesy relish
Date: 12/21/2015 9:50:00 PM
Thank you Liam, though a bit late
Date: 5/24/2015 10:53:00 AM
Nad.. I'm intoxicated by the imagery you created here of the jealous sea and waves as it were, fighting to separate you. I love what you did here in this incredible winning write!!
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Date: 12/21/2015 9:50:00 PM
Thank you Dave, though a bit late
Date: 5/18/2015 1:19:00 AM
Congrats on the winning placement here Posy..'
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poesy relish
Date: 12/21/2015 9:50:00 PM
Thank you Joe, though a bit late
Date: 5/16/2015 2:53:00 PM
An intriguing write...Nicely written...Congrats on your win
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poesy relish
Date: 12/21/2015 9:49:00 PM
Thank you Joseph, though a bit late
Date: 5/16/2015 2:45:00 PM
Awesome Poesy, Congratulations on your Memory of the sea win. LUV LINDA
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poesy relish
Date: 12/21/2015 9:49:00 PM
Thank you PD, though a bit late
Date: 5/16/2015 10:21:00 AM
wonderful win........skat
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Date: 12/21/2015 9:49:00 PM
Thank you Skat, though a bit late
Date: 5/15/2015 6:29:00 PM
Wow, Posey...such a pendulum of emotions from innocent childhood to the drama of romantic love. Your words drew me in from the carefree happiness to the burden of painful memories. Congratulations on your fine win! 7, Hugs, Sandra
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poesy relish
Date: 12/21/2015 9:48:00 PM
Thank you Sandra, though a bit late
Date: 5/15/2015 12:14:00 PM
love the relationship with the beach and with love - great write Nadiya - a 7 from me
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Date: 5/12/2015 5:09:00 PM
A deeply introspective write, Nad. Great imagery, fluid lines. What a pleasing read. A 7 and goodluck if this is for the contest. :-)
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poesy relish
Date: 5/13/2015 12:45:00 AM
Thank you very much Kim.. appreciate your nice words and glad you liked it.. yes it is for the contest... nad
Date: 5/11/2015 3:54:00 AM
A beautiful verse to the perils of love... Could this be written from the heart? Loved it Poesy, well done
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poesy relish
Date: 5/12/2015 10:46:00 AM
Thank you Mark, yeah most of it comes from the heart... glad you liked it... nad
Date: 5/11/2015 3:12:00 AM
Hi Poesy, I really enjoyed reading this poem, and could almost taste the salt on my lips. The comparison between the relationship with the beach scene, young versus older, is really nice. The innocence of youth and the ultimate betrayal of adult relationship! Nice work. Brendan
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Date: 5/12/2015 10:44:00 AM
Thank you Brendan, glad you enjoyed my poem... nad