I sat…

I sat and watched the ocean move
I watched it rise and fall
I heard the roaring of the waters
and heard the seagull’s call

I sat there for an eternity
All alone with my thoughts
Even though I was hungry
Not a fish would I have caught

My thoughts they drifted and soared
Across the seven seas
They raced away across the lands
And sped right back to me

I think I saw a shooting star
As it sped across the sky
I heard the whispering of the winds
As they asked me again “Why?”

“Why do you sit upon the shore,
and let your thoughts go wild;
There is nought for you upon the sea
Go home, go home my child”

I have no answer for the wind
my heart won’t let me speak
I know with utterance of those words
Then all would then be bleak

I sit and watch the waves come in
I sit and cling to hope
I sit, because to leave these shores
Would mean, I’d sit and mope

I sat and watched the ocean move
Its rhythm now my own
It’s taken me to its very heart
And the seagulls all have flown.


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