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Queen Sea and Her Three Paramours

So enchanted was Sun by Queen Sea as he sat near some clouds high above he began sliding down stealthily till he touched the dark face of his love. Then Sir Sky, so aroused by Sea’s hue, began melting along with Sun’s rays, and by now, Sun was dipping into the blue depths of Queen Sea. In a daze, Sky gazed down, and with ruddishness blushed! Then a third lover looked on the face of Queen Sea. Feeling thrilled, Night then brushed rosy heavens with deep purple lace. Night embraced lovely Sea! Sun was gone. And again, Sky with envy looked on. Sonnet done in nine-syllable lines for the Anapest Trimeter Contest of Pendleton Arkwright

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2014

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Poetry Ocean

 I can soothe like a lullaby
  with a soft melody
 I can tickle your feet
   If that is your fancy
 I am the muse of the poet
   And the painter's brush
 I am the love of the sailor
    And the sunset's blush

 Creatures great and small
    Dwell in my depths
 If you delve into my realm 
  You must hold your breath
 But the depths of my mystery
    Are yet to be reached
Don't be a hero, stay on the beach

 I can cool you down
 On a hot summer day
 I can reach any coast
 whether it be night or day

 But I can rise up in anger
 just out of the blue
 I can become the tsunami 
that destroys you!


Copyright © Joseph May | Year Posted 2016

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October's Horizon

Grieving over postscripts

of a faded summer memory,

an outstretched autumn's arm

reaches through the trees---


Her leaf-fluttered hand expands,

brushing past dark branch silhouettes...

while tossing new nightlights

into the October harvest sky.

Copyright © Carrie Richards | Year Posted 2008

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Conversation With the Sea

Polarized in aqua
to take the shine off my skin
while my currents swell delirious
I wonder where you've been
Break my confidence today
with one foot down to hold me back
You pin me as I wash away
and leave me with my breath intact
Ocean this and ocean that
while all the ones who want me still...
It's only you I'm longing for 
to break my tide and take my will
Slip your cares into my ears
and swim beneath to hear me speak
for I will leave your soul refreshed
if happiness is what you seek...

Copyright © Tatyana Carney | Year Posted 2006

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For Stone To Swim

I, cold ... cold as stone ...
But is that not befitting such as I?
Once, merely common, hidden deep in the earth,
Still, my quality made itself known ... my porcelain perfection

Shone in the sun, and I was freed from Terra's grasp ...
Across a great sea I was rocked, carried in care
To finally, joyfully, go under The Master's hand.
I slowly, agonizingly, emerged from the cloud-white slab, pure ...

Brought forth into all glory and consummation!
Stone saw, chisel, rasp, cloth, and paper ... I stretched my limbs, reached my
Fingers and toes to the ether ... arched my back in a repose of death,
Laid upon an altar of mocked coral, draped only in my net -

The Pearl Diver's repository of all things glistening and wondrous!
Oh, what exquisite orbs, those that grace the net's seam!
White, pink, and black opaline gems - iridescent ocean treasures!
Miraculous drops of milky, nacreous moonlight, hidden in Neptune's gullet,

Awaiting their emancipation ... finally freed at the edge of the diver's blade!
But that, for me, is yet a dream ... I am but stone, after all ...
Be content, instead, to gaze upon my keen beauty,
I, the polished progeny of a sculptor's acumen,

I, the refined, glorious bloom of stone,
I, the ivory issue of marble elegance,
I, the bairn of a master ...
The Dead Pearl Diver.

Copyright © Gregory R Barden | Year Posted 2017

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Love You Like the Sea

I'll love you like the ocean
I'll love you like the sea

I'll caress you like the salty breeze
Does caress those white-capped crests
I'll embrace you as the breaking waves
Embrace the shore with zest

I'll kiss you like the rising sun
Does kiss the sea at dawn
I'll call you like the sea bird sang
With passion, again and again

I'll raise you like the morning mist
That joins the sea to sky
I'll move you like the pale, round moon
Does move the pounding tide

I'll push you like the summer storm
That brings the sea to life
And even as in you I drown
Never did breathless trepidation feel so right

I'll love you like the ocean
I'll love you like the sea

Copyright © Cameron Hartley | Year Posted 2013

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Underneath me the water                                                                                                                    Churns in anticipation                                                                                                                                      I wait for the wave             
That will push me forward.     
The spray of the water          
 Keeps me moist     
 I surge forward
Balanced on the wall of water
Exhilaration floods through me
I am racing towards the sandy beach
Then your feet stumble
I feel your weight disappear
I am thrown into the ocean
Tossed about mercilessly
Keeping a grip on your leg
I bob to the surface
Discouraged, you paddle
Heading for the shore
You lift me up
And carry me away
Now I am waiting
In the dark, in the dust
When you try again
Try to tame the waves
I will be ready
I am always ready
I long for the thrill
Of riding the foam
Hurry up, I plead
Hurry up and try again

Copyright © Mary White | Year Posted 2014

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Bird In A Tux

I do not fly but waddle far.
For fun I slide on my tummy.
And if I have my eye on a mate
I'll feed them fishes so yummy!

Singing a love song is common for me.
To attract a mate I'll croon.
And if I leave the colony sometime
I'll surely be back soon.

Under the water I really can't breathe.
But can hold my breath a short while.
I spend my time mostly at sea.
But when on shore I make humans smile.

You'll point at me and giggle out loud.
I know you think I'm cute!
But don't try to capture me I plead.
Just admire my black and white suit.

A little bit like you humans I am.
Sometimes I mate for life.
Yet other times I play the field.
Perhaps even cheat on my "wife"!

So here I go to dive and plunge
where the water is deep and cold.
Just some things you should know about me.
I'm amazing-if I may be so bold!

for Archaic Poet's animal personification contest

Copyright © Deb Wilson | Year Posted 2013

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Heart of The Sea

The heart of the sea is a mother's heart
She is the great ancestral mother of all life on the planet
Deep within the mysterious waters of her womb
she conceived and gave birth to the first life form
which evolved into more complex organisms
that live on the land and in the air

She is an essential part of the planet's ecosystem
feeding the clouds which bring rain and snow
that sustain life on the earth
Through tiny ocean plants and photosynthesis
she removes carbon dioxide from the air
and converts it to more than one half of the oxygen
in the earth's atmosphere

She is the great food provider to the planet
having her own internal food chain
with tiny phytoplankton at the lower end
and enormous sharks and whales at the upper end
She feeds creatures from the land and air 
that venture to fish in her waters

She is a thing of beauty even in her enraged fury
with massive waves towering over a hundred feet
and the seething white foam of her waters
This has been her action
even before the advent of man on the planet
Man must respect her behaviour 
or suffer death and destruction if he does not

She is a thing of beauty in her calm stillness under the setting sun
which lights up the evening sky in its glorious splendour
and paints a glistening beam of light on the water's surface
in line with the sun and surrounds it
with brilliant colours of the rainbow

Copyright © john beharry | Year Posted 2013

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Navy Blue Sea

I am sea of navy blue.
I am constantly in motion.
Some people have
'mal de mer' on top of me,
but they should take more care.

I am sea of navy blue
and navies of the world go    on me.
Battles are raged,
and I protect the innocent.
Oh yes, I do take sides.

I am sea of navy blue
and I adore my colour.
Most seas are green, I think,
but I'm special...
          Sail on me.

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2015

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Trees of Maytime

Emerald frocked trees 
strut down 
May's fashion runway..

Copyright © valerie bellefleur | Year Posted 2009

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Ask fate does the moon shift 

As the oceans drift apart 

With no moon in this sea of dark 

Visions slowly sank 

My dead eyes staring blank 

While i stay idle 

Forming an illusion of an isle 

Struggling to find consciousness growing weary 

Long thoughts in my head I hold dearly 

Chained as I am to body, soul and mind 

Barely scraching the surface with nothing to find 

There is not a line pourtraying a goal 

As I live peacefully with my soul 

My last drop of satisfied life that once ran rampant 

Drips to the sea of lost souls to be tampered  

Twisted and sore my vessel that I lore 

My soul began to soar higher then ever before

Copyright © Jay LeBlanc | Year Posted 2012

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Broken sea shells

Like the sea and the beach was my love story,
Side by side, we walked to glory
The sands of her love were the reason for my existence
Seasons changed, the horizon watched from a distance,
Pulling her towards him, rising tides,
Irony it was, the beach cries
Into the sea, she couldn't notice,
A tear in the sea, one cannot protest,
Water water everywhere, not a tear that she could see,
Water water everywhere, the sky now cried into the sea,
She couldn't help but see the rains,
The rainbow, overpowering the beach's pain,
She rose higher, the horizon smiled,
Stars he had for her inclined,
The beach had nothing but shells to gift,
The sea, smiles at the sky and drifts,
Horizon meets the sky, the rains have spoken,
While the sea shells lie broken,
They kiss and love for her is awoken,
A rainbow marks their love's token
The beach turns cold as the sky starts to snow 
He loved her enough to let her go

Copyright © Samay Raina | Year Posted 2015

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Narwhal And a Narwhal-Contest

Narwhal And A Narwhal

Saw the caption of a narwhal and reflected over it
A room for warrior community of north India in poesy?
Was intrigued by the chosen name yet slept over it

It remained there like my mocking mirror
Tweaking me to gear up to put on my armour
Held my quilled sword charted out my action plan
Learnt what a narwhal is, its modus operandi of survival

Its images made me burst into a gregarious laughter
Its poems created a ripple of sorts to tickle my bones
Narwhal and a narwhal for sure are clones!

One in the Arctic and the other in Asia
One underwater and the other on earth
One looks like a whale the other a whale of a heart

The arctic has a toothy tusk grown out of head
The asian has a tusky sword round his waist
The tusk dives deep into frozen water
The sword dives deep into the betrayer

Both the clan protectors live in pods 
Attuned to honest truths and energised in empathy
A smooth exterior unless the hierarchical swords are clanging

A unicorn and a grower of corn gormandize on fishy delights
The mythical spirit and the earthly spirit
Embody healing power and if unloved
These loveless souls die in captivity

October 8, 2015
Contest: Impress Me With A Narwhal Poem
Sponsor: Skat A


Copyright © Balveen Cheema | Year Posted 2015

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Ever Flowing Pen

Oh, ever flowing pen 
I've grown cognizant
You, my only comforting friend, 
Taking me adrift  
Waves of the forbidden sea 
Venturing into territory unmarked, 
That offers a soothing melody 
Caressing, permeates tranquility 
As you rock my restless mind 
Into a delusional bliss  
Unspoken words that dance 
With excitement upon my paper

Copyright © Alecia Henderson | Year Posted 2012

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Vain of metal ore that smiled 
It is by you am steered  
    Guiding my principle in direction 
    You shine like magnetized
    Iron ore 
    I lithe toward you as 
    You called

    We lissome to our destination
    With your eye in dimension
    I shall not be sorry when it’s over
    Cos it ways is determination
    Thou Icy wing “lay us pass”
    To see they treasure 
     Remove thy odds from our
     My sinus seep to sea, cos of
     Sinking to shore
     Sire your strength steered
      My fate to shore
      Wh’n I hold your face, I am 
      Cos, hope, fate, destiny is 
      By measure
      My accelerando is powered 
      By force
      Thou the tides are high
      The treasure must be found
      When you bid me, I will 
      Cos life journey is unstandadize

This poem is written in the night in 
my little room when watching The 
stars, Lodestar is a bigger, it shines 
very well and in those. Days when 
voyage in the see was not of to day 
every body looked of for lodestar 
that gives direction to sailors. It is a 
poem about our cause of journey in 
life some of the time when we 
succeed we give our thanks to our 
guidance angel or lucky star it is this 
star, angel an greeting begging to 
guide our life affair in this world. 
Life problem are so many that we 
some time need this angel and lucky 
star. So it is easier when traveling 
with a guide, this makes it (life) not 
so difficult.

1.	They is a force that direct our 
affairs in this world existence.
2.	We should always pray for our 
affairs to before in good hands to 
enables us achieve our aim.
3.	This world is difficult to go 
through, it like our sailing in the sea 
of life.
4.	The sea of life needs a eye that 
will guide us in this affairs.
5.	We should always thank, greet 
our lucky star or angel.

Ameka, Ezza South L.G.A Ebonyi 
State Nigeria where am doing my 

Copyright © Benedict Riman Eze | Year Posted 2011

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AQUILA Aquila constellations combinations permutation patterns her plight of water and flight Eagle wings soaring powerfully wind ravages plummeting her freedom light Feather spiralling slowly lingering breeze floats cradle embracing single winged slight River rippling chasing competitions downward streams drive forward dreams floating white Aquila unrestrained in naked swim cooling tranquil Aquarian finds Eagles height And….. With Feathered Quill Water and flight Write *(“Aquila” is the Latin and Romance language word for “Eagle” representing the bird carrying “Jupiter’s” thunderbolts in Greco-Roman Mythology—the constellation of Aquarius—) © Kim van Breda—7 November 2014

Copyright © Kim van Breda | Year Posted 2015

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Oh glorious sea

The Suns reflection shimmers and sparkles on you oh glorious sea ...
Like a blanket made of diamonds spread as far as the eye can see.....

Your beauty hypnotically mesmerises me Inviting me in calling my name,
Buoys endlessly bobbing in you while patiently playing the waiting game.

Your currents like whirlpools ready to draw in your next victim mercilessly.
So many untold stories lie abandoned forgotten at the bottom of thee...

The crash of your waves has called many a fisherman to a watery grave,
They fought you valiantly but to no avail as their souls they couldn't save.

The wind whispers to you untold secrets as quietly past my ears it slips,
Your refreshing spray kisses my face leaving your salty taste upon my lips.

All the marine life that swims beneath you proudly calls you their home...
Big ships sail across you the propellers leaving on you a trail of white foam

The boats swaying side to side as if dancing to the intriguing song you sing...
As I sit here watching you today a feeling of calmness to my soul you bring....

Copyright © linda williams | Year Posted 2016

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Lady of Winter

Dear lady of winter
why must you be so harsh

shed your ermine wraps
and put away your hooded

cloak of white - beautiful as
it may seem when gleaming

in the cold sun like a thousand
diamonds and glossy pearls

the land does slumber too long
the trees sleep too deeply

under your strict command
of days that are too dark

and moons peer out from 
behind cell bars and prison

sentences of winter discontent
release the prisoners of Spring

held captive by a cruel winter
in dampness and bone chilling

days and nights - let down your
dark walls and break the fetters

of those who cry out to be free
and taste the delights of the

newborn world once again..
and do away with this abomination

known as winter..

Copyright © valerie bellefleur | Year Posted 2009

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Porcelain shells sit obediently on gift shop shelves
while curious children press them tight against pink ears
and listen for the waves of far away seas..

Deep inside there cries the voice of mother earth
in a pulsating womb that of oceans far away,
begging to be returned to the bosom of Neptune's kingdom..

Copyright © valerie bellefleur | Year Posted 2009

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Whisper hello

Sweet flower tree whispers hello 
Walking past she interrupted...
Glorifying wings of spring on her branches
Marveling her purple paper star shower
Inhaling her peaceful unlocked power 
My spirit has lifted....
"Hello, I whisper back, 
"Thanks for interrupting!"

^(How a tree made me feel today)

Copyright © Jane Bowen | Year Posted 2009

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Small boat,
Step-child of the sea,
Feels its way cautiously,
Knows its role:
Is merely tolerated.
Uwanted offspring
Feels the roll of the waves;
Unwelcome intruder
Momentarily gathers her strength
In a rare flat calm,
To withstand the buffets:
Splash of salt shaken
Into the eyes of the bow,
Shudders at comber-crash into side,
Wave-driver wind chops the deck
Rocking and pitching entirely
At the mercy of the sea.
The sea holds the boat’s
Life in its hands,
Resents the volume she displaces,
Always ready to say goodbye
With one final wave.
A relief to make land  -
Welcome solidity,
Hold cap, raise collar, turn inland.

Copyright © Sidney Beck | Year Posted 2016

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The Sea

Yet always holding hands,
The mass of water swells with considerable size.
Turning, tumbling, seizing and swallowing,
All that it seas.

Copyright © Jarryon Paul | Year Posted 2011

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Everything Is In The Sea

No matter how hard I try, everything runs into me.
As light as a floating cloud or as deep as the raging sea, 
I love a good laugh from a comedy movie.
When everything runs into the sea, I will be  
at the bottom, where the coral reef meets the plant eater, I am 
flesh driven by emotions. The whirlpool will swallow me up 
to the core of my well being. I try really hard to be fascinated
by my object that I instantly wished for, would do me good to steel and eat it.
From the heavens above, to the washed away fragments of the uneaten
particules that drift ashore, I face nothing but fear and anxiety, in my own life .

Copyright © Angela Yousef | Year Posted 2010

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Never-Never Land

I stare out into this huge blue Sea,
And the waves, well, they just carry me.
My mind drifts so far away,
Because the Ocean is where I lay!
I’m off to never-never land once again,
So take my hand and let this journey begin!
I listen carefully to the Oceans roar,
The waves, well they just help me soar.
My mind relaxes with my day,
Because the Ocean is where I always lay!
I’m off to never-never land on a hunch for so much more,
So take my hand and let’s find new places we can both explore!
I can see blue water with big fluffy white rolls,
Waves, well they just capture my entire soul.
My mind just helpless with my day,
Well, it is the Ocean where I lay!
Off in never-never land I can always see,
A gigantic Ocean covering over me!
Far away in never-never land near the Ocean is where I always lay.
Lifeless in the sand is where I’ll always be.
So take my hand and be lifeless with me in the sand.
Together, just you and me on our journey to never-never land,
Just lifeless in the sand, together you and I and always we’ll be hand in hand!

© Copyright: 1997  Ann Rich

Copyright © Ann Rich | Year Posted 2010

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Riddle - Oil Spill

Dark and foreboding, I float upon a wave; the life I touch most often dies.
Some from the poison in each kiss I gave; my burning fumes can blind their eyes.
Others I seek out with viscous tendrils; suffocate, smother, I steal their breath,
Pour sticky darkness into their gills; wash them ashore on a sea of death.
On Pelicans, otters and seals I prey; hold them tight in my tarry embrace,
On nearby beaches by the thousands they lay; shivering, wretched in their dying place. 
If you light me on fire, toxic smoke fills the sky; now let me ask you, what am I?

Copyright © Rose Whelan | Year Posted 2016

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I carry with me Color

I Carry With Me Color

If you stare at me long enough your eyes will burn hot ember 
          Until they burn into flaky cinders.
	Cinders blown with the wind to the bag 
                       Slung across my shoulder.
	A bag the color of an artist’s palette 
                       Filled with salmon pinks and indigo violets.
	I carry with me colors for many different occasions, 
                       And sometimes secrets.
	My marigold yellows are for sunshiny days 
                       And kids contagious laughter.
	I carry with me streaks of burning cinnamon red 
                       For lovers to embrace and ponder.
	Sometimes deep within my rainbow bag splashes wet sea foam green 
                       And blue for those in need of salty tears and a good cry.
	You might ponder why I carry this palette of colors weighing me down 
	           Day after day.
	That is simple, Color defines us. 
	           We carry colors with us every day, 
	Sometimes they weigh us down in murky umber black puddles, 
	           Sometimes they lift us up to the lavender sky.
	You ask me what I carry with me?
	           I carry with me all of your wasted color in my rainbow bag.
	One day, these broken cinders will be ready 
	         When you come back for them, 
	And that is when you will see your own colors 
                      Floating around you.

Copyright © Willow Smith | Year Posted 2009

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sea up to end

if the wolf teeth demonstrated
 than peeling the road as lackeys, silver output 
the bad luck the night crying for the dancers
 frivolous melancholy
 keep me under the spell of the decorated path on my mood in the trees high
 off the surging transmission
 jungle gaping in  wish the big bang as a reinvented VIRIS in your head 
you have now seem to realize who's talking about his pride as evil and cold science 
will by singing phrases of lights 
from the sea up to end 
the wheat from the wild as a child diluted in the heath
 of the lamb faces strings on the peat

Copyright © veerle heyninck florimond margriet | Year Posted 2011

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Palms by the Sea

Oh this Sea from left to right,
How my mind gathers your visions to my sight.
You clouds stray from over here to over there,
And my lungs fill deep as they gather you into my air.
I am the neutral zone with all of my love that I share
The “Palms by the Sea” give my visions their true light!
In each I can see myself inside of a seemingly height.
The Palms by the Sea are my only solemn oath I fight!
 Up inside of the tallest tree I shall surely come,
Your Earth, your Moon and your Sun I shall make them all come undone!
I am you as you breathe my life and it is your love that I shall proclaim in the moment I seize!
Up inside of you I am proclaiming my every single genuine need.
The “Palms by the Sea” guard the shores for my more, my all, or even none!

®Registered: Ann Rich 1997

Copyright © Ann Rich | Year Posted 2010

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Welcome Visitor

The pale face of nature
Of flowers and treetops
So battered and weary
Come out of the shadows
Tattered and bobbing
At long last are smiling

The welcomed arrival
Of sunkissed horizons
Has blissfully welcomed
The gold in the morning
All smitten with cheer

Trees lean to the side
Drunk on the sun
Lifting their branches
Keeping it near

I long for it too
As I move out my chair
From under the shade
To drink in the sun
After dark winter days
To welcome it here

Copyright © Carrie Richards | Year Posted 2009