Heather Burns


A Peaceful Harbor


I have rode the high seas
through many violent storms

Tidal waves crashing around
me
churning against my vessel

The more I learn the better
equipped I am
to handle the storms of life

My ship is resting a peaceful
harbor
returning to sea no more

my peaceful harbor is you

Submitted: Monday, August 09, 2010
Edited: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Topic of this poem: home


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Comments about this poem (A Peaceful Harbor by Heather Burns )

  • Rookie - 104 Points Yash Shinde (3/26/2014 12:23:00 AM)

    ....great descriptive poem....how well you identified yourself with a ship! , .......loved this one (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,166 Points Thomas A Robinson (8/1/2013 5:16:00 PM)

    But taughtly wrapped sails and anchors rust beneath the harbored swells
    And long long glances at horizons
    you curse the calls from hell
    You long for the adventure, the treachery, and comradery
    wishing to cast off sails, and leave at break of day (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,372 Points Valsa George (6/14/2013 5:46:00 AM)

    So you are safely anchored in a secure harbour away from the raging storm and rising waves! ! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,675 Points Wahab Abdul (5/20/2013 10:59:00 AM)

    i found your metaphors wonderful, i like to know from where you gather so much metaphor for yr poems... love it giving you ten marks (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 69 Points Vipins Puthooran (8/5/2012 4:14:00 PM)

    Tis a very well -written poem! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

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