Thursday, 11 September 2014

I Guess, Somethings are Forever


Low ebb . . .

at the edge of worlds
where mortal troubles pale.

Wind ocean spirits dance
amongst the vast blue ocean swells.

Roving waves sweep to the shore 
abiding laps 
that never

would go away – and not come back.

I guess, somethings are forever.

 note:  the prompt from Poetry Jam this week is “The Sea”.

photo:  Rainy Morning on Long Beach (in The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve) – M.S. Bourke 

© 2014 Wendy Bourke

17 comments:

  1. Nice photo, Wendy! Interesting to think about the laps that would go away and not come back. I have always pictured the same water being washed and washed again to the shore, but I might be very wrong!

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  2. Indeed some things are forever, like these roving waves that go but keep coming back - a reassuring image.

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  3. " Wind ocean spirits dance
    amongst the vast blue ocean swells." Very cool visual!

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  4. So well captured, the eternal security of the power of creation. This says so much.

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  5. This is so good both as an observation and as a metaphor.. waves coming and going.. still eternal.. some things just exist for a brief instant, yet through the relentlessness they internal. A great way to bridge eternal and and the instantaneous... And the first two lines are stunning.

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  6. Forever is a good thing. May they go on & on :)

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  7. indeed they are..."Low ebb . . . / at the edge of worlds"...what a space you've created!!...

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  8. guess what? i do agree with you; have a nice weekend; happy you stopped by my blog

    much love...

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  9. Some things are going on forever it would seem. Nice. Love "at the edge of worlds".

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  10. It is a wonderful thing to think of the sea and its lapping will go on for ever. And I liked the opening image --nicely done. And thank you for visiting my blog.

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  11. The waves are unrelenting and go on forever. Good use of metaphor. Subtle:)

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  12. This says so much to me:

    Low ebb . . .

    at the edge of worlds
    where mortal troubles pale.

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  13. I really like this, the way you laid it out, too... reading it like waves.

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  14. Wendy I absolutely love this! From the title to the last word it is so true and beautifully spoken! :-)

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