Brian Johnston

(Jan.20,1943 / Shattuck, OK)

Under Your Blue Sea


Blue-grey eyes always so striking,
Like ocean spray on pounding days,
A cooling vision beguiles me,
Rip tides draw me into your ways.

Sand clouds swirl against your shoreline, ,
But clear up the deeper I go,
Shadow figures flee before me,
Vague promises I’ve yet to know.

Oh! My reflection’s in beauty’s eyes,
Could being there not be a dream?
Welcoming arms that embrace me,
All this without even a scheme?

Like the sea your love engulfs me,
Reveals treasures no man has seen,
Fantasy rocked without measure,
What on earth could all of this mean?

Lunar tides count days of passion,
Mystic rhythms come into play,
The gift of menstrual cycles,
'Love children' who wait for their day.

Let me breathe beneath your waters,
Live and die under your blue sea,
The delight of sons and daughters,
Share with God what He meant to be!

Submitted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Edited: Friday, April 11, 2014

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Brian Johnston
April 8,2014

Attention Readers: Recent poems have been singled out by apparent malcontent(s) on PoemHunter's Web Site as being unworthy of your attention by giving them multiple 1.0 votes to lower their rating and to thereby discourage your readership. If you think this poem worthy of your attention, I would appreciate any comments you feel moved to make and attach your name to, though I think it is highly unlikely that the jerk(s) involved will ever be shamed into silence. May the voice of moderation and appreciation for good poetry prevail over that of critics without honor! Thanks!

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  • Tanya Gupta (4/11/2014 11:12:00 AM)

    i loved reading it...it is wonderfull...keep writing.

    please come and read my poems, it have been a long time to get you reveiw..
    hope you'll come.thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde (4/8/2014 11:18:00 PM)

    Let me breathe beneath your waters,
    Live and die under your blue sea,
    The delight of sons and daughters,
    Share with God what He meant to be! .......................most beautiful lines in the poem....flows swiftly like ocean, yet bores that scent and hue of an ocean/.............. (Report) Reply

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