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The Mist, The Fog, and the Ocean's Call

Standing before the great water's roll...
Lost within a dream of greatness...
Breathing in slow.   .     .
Exhales more like whispers..
The burning sun had given way to the calling of night...
The gathering of stones, cool and ancient...
Collecting the sea's sadness...
As the last flicker of light fades until the chiming of tomorrow,
I look to the night sky...
There she is found...
In the shifting shadows of the moon...
A thousand departures created the void...
Releasing the hold on today...
With outstretched arms, I fall into the mist, the fog and the ocean's call.....TAH

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 3/10/2017 3:40:00 PM
Wow! I'm so sorry...;) this is so wonderfully beautiful! Well done Toby! deb
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Date: 3/4/2017 5:25:00 PM
I like your style friend, good phrasing and flow and choice of word; this is a great poem:(!):-)
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Date: 3/18/2013 8:16:00 AM
I felt shivers reading this; the loneliness you imply, sounds of the sea and moonlight bind together to create a captivating poem. So full of fascinating imagery and I loved it! :)
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Date: 10/19/2012 5:03:00 AM
a state of deep lyrics, I was impressed by the atmosphere metaphors and manage your verse to convey. congratulations. Cami
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Date: 7/26/2012 2:30:00 PM
I really loved this magnificent piece. Its so visionary and has so much depth and soul
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Date: 7/11/2012 9:15:00 PM
This was a lovely read, Tobey. Thanks =)
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Date: 6/10/2012 8:37:00 PM
So tender, so full of night imagery and the magic of the sea. I too can hear the call of the sea.
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Date: 5/19/2012 12:35:00 PM
Exquisitely written... I can truly feel the pull to the ocean and beyond. You have a great deal of talent... But soooo sad it rings the hope out of us.... Still very greatly written!
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Date: 5/17/2012 2:02:00 PM
Nice! I'm there, I wish. TLH
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Date: 5/7/2012 9:29:00 AM
Wow...... as beautiful as ever is your verse.... There she is found in the shifting shadows of the moon.. how romantic.. and of course tmfvssss :)
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Date: 5/4/2012 10:03:00 AM
Just back to visit and keep in touch, seems to me you had a lot more than these few poems. What happened?........I love the sound of waves and can almost hear them as I read! :)
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Date: 4/29/2012 5:28:00 PM
Mysterious and so full of shadows Tobey; loved the images you paint in this poem.
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Date: 4/26/2012 5:40:00 PM
Ps. Smile ˜ Thank you precious Tah, twas very kind your lovely visit ˜ My love to You, John!:) ˜
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Date: 4/26/2012 3:04:00 PM
Smile ~ Makes me think of the movie with Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell called, 'Overboard' ~ Tafootie, tafootie, where art thou tafootie ~ Smile, love it my friend and good to see your precious hearts poetry again ~ Love always, John!:) ~
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Tobey Hill
Date: 4/26/2012 3:07:00 PM
To each his own...Thank you for the read John