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  Soul of the Sea
by Gloria Gay
Friday, March 16, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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I belonged to the sea,

and like uprooted sargasso,

I floated away;

murmurs of waves

pulse through my veins,

and the tidal pools I left

to be flotsam on the land;

 

my ghost ship self

drifts by the glass sometimes

—by the bed that contorts to my form—

and beckons me to go back;

back to the indigo sea,

that throbs as the beat of my heart

back to the sapphire sea

 

to live again.

 

Poem: Copyright 2007: Gloria Gay

 Photograph: Copyright 2008: Gloria Gay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Reviewed by m j hollingshead

enjoyed reading your informative narrative

I look forward to reading more of your work.

m

Reviewed by steve Chering
Bloody wow' I cant say how much I love this piece of crafted work!
I had in mind a simular piece I did myself called 'The river and the wind' it reminds me of this in some ways.
thanks for creating it.
Steve C
Reviewed by Ahmad Abang
This is a lovely work.This is the writer's journey through life. Of course we drifted many times but only to reasses what we have achived. The ending is positive.
Reviewed by John Domino
This poem makes me drift into the ocean shore.
I drift into a liquid state until I can see the seashore no more.

Bravo!

John Michael
Reviewed by Gerard Gauthier
You bring the sea to life...it breaths the sun's breath...Great read Gloria
Reviewed by Gene Williamson
Gloria, I love this poem. I too love and write about the sea.
For this reason, Garard Gauthier suggested I visit your site
and read your sea poems. I am indebted to Gerard. - Gene.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen
Love the sea and sentimentally like this poetry written by you. Thanks for the sharing of it. The sea calms me and I forget all my troubles when I see it. Go to Atlantic City, New Jersey on bus trips often.
Reviewed by Rafika Anderson (Reader)
I feel this same call deep within my being. You capture this sentiment well with your words. Good effort.
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury
Your have created a mystical land in this poem. Enjoyed
Reviewed by Barbara Terry
Great imagery Gloria. If only we could go back to our dreams and make them all come true. Thank you for this wonderful heartfelt voyage.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((, little sister, Barbie
Reviewed by Chuck Keller
Your imagery takes the mind on a cruise through your poetic spirit.
You have a great talent.
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl
Beautiful imagery in this one.
Reviewed by George Thompson
Good write, Gloria. First I've read. Enjoyed your use of metaphors and I'd never thought of a bed "contorting" to our shape. Unique. Loved it!

George
Reviewed by Stephanie Lyas
Gloria,
You are a deep and passionate writer! Love how you use words to paint such a vivid picture. Your writing reflects your true soul. Keep up the good work!
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
Gloria,
Thank you for your lovely comments on my poem about Nature, so I decided to check out your poetry and this poem touched me deeply..I believe that our souls are connected to something or somewhere and in each person it is a different place or thing. For Me it is definitely the sea/ocean..I wish you well, and your words are very lovely.
Peace, Love, and Light,
Amber
Reviewed by Jean Pike
Truly magnificent!
Reviewed by Theresa Koch
This is very lovely~`*
Reviewed by Theresa curnow
This is achingly beautiful and haunting. I love it. Great write Gloria, Theresa.
Reviewed by George Carroll
I love anything to do with the sea and you have created wonderful imagery in this splendid poem for me to ponder. Keep writing poet.
Reviewed by Linda Hill
Gloria,
Beautiful, soulful write. I will be reading more of you.

Many blessings,
~Linda
Reviewed by Karen Cino
The imagery in this poem is awesome. I really enjoyed this. Thanks for sharing.

~hugs~
Karen
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling
What a beautiful write...the imagery is outstanding! A bit mystical...Enjoyed this so very much!
Blessings,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
Beautiful imagery in this lovely poem.....M Thanks for your kind reviews.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
So very beautiful Gloria, in thought and images.
Reviewed by Erin Collins
Gloria,

I loved this poem. I especially related to the phrase "my ghost ship self." I can feel the same way sometimes.
Beautiful imagery.

Aurora Collins
Reviewed by Samuel Stone
Nice flowing verse...enjoyed reading it...
Sam
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
Great to the point of unreal. . .and yet. . .so r e a l :). Wonderful images wonderfully woven into a wonderful offering. 'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
This is my kind of conceptual inversion, Gloria, and I adore the imagery and metaphor. That image of being flotsam on the land is so strong and full of a salty truth. This is a poem and a style of writing that I can DEFINITELY relate to. Good to meet you! :)) TY Kate xx
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen
i know this tune only too well, gloria. what a lovely write!
peace & blessings,
carolyn
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader)
I can certainly 'feel' the pull of the sea in this excellently penned poem, and it makes me want to go to the coast again.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
My ancestors were sailors so the sea is in my blood I suppose. I find your verses lovely poetry and I thank you for sharing them, Gloria. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
I can relate to this as I was born on the waters of Newfoundland and sailors are in the family, they felt they were living by the waters of the sea, Thank you for youe words.
Rose
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Gay,

This is glorious; it pulses with the rhythm of the sea; it beckons the reader to dive into beautiful poetry, such as this: well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by E. Richardson
amazing write here...its flow and imagery are excellent...it also, as good poetry should do, touch chords. I relate to this completely. Although I was born and raised in the middle of Ohio, I have always had a thing for the sea. Excellent work here.
Reviewed by H Cruz
Ahoy there, I can hear the music of the whales; follow them to the sea of tranquility and on a great dolphin you shall ride free... :)
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Sweet nostalgic write that I can easily emphazise with, living on the shores of Nova Scotia and the mighty Atlantic Ocean I could never stay too far away from my home by the sea. It is in your blood forever.

Fee
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader)
beautiful...
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