Georgina Townley

Rookie (Auckland, New Zealand)

In Chains - Poem by Georgina Townley

The sea lies; sleeping giant.
Why don't you ask it of immortality?
Walk to the ocean's gate,
When the moon is swollen white,
Holds the sea in chains.
High Tide
And whisper.
What do you know of immortality?
The sea,
A metal sheet with a sheen
That in its folds
Catches the glint
In the waking sun's eye.
As it sullenly shifts
At the moons command,
Observing all.
Bathed in an eternity of solitude
It watches, but cannot touch.
We think we are lonely

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  • Rookie - 110 Points Luana Del Lobo (8/21/2013 5:05:00 PM)

    Like it. Continue to write great poems. :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 21, 2013


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