She knew she was getting closer as the crashing of the waves could be heard just ahead. And with each thunderous roar, she felt the beckoning vibrations welcoming her home. Those undulating arms grew her anticipation, each surge increasing her desire for all she had missed. And as the last golden mound appeared, her excitement could hardly be contained. For she knew in just a few more moments she’d be dipping her eager toes in those wonderful frothy tides. One last hurdle was all it took, and then a sigh and gasp broke free. It was even more beautiful than she’d remembered, and a sea of gleaming diamonds met her wondrous gaze. The lolly she’d been enjoying suddenly fell forgotten. The shiny morsel deeply embedded in the powdery sand. The jaw-dropping scene left her limp and bedazzled. The setting much too impressive for any other cares.
At the peak of the crest She’s tossed aside Flung carelessly Violently Without regard Against jagged rocks And hollow crevices Where life once teemed With awe and discovery Her battered body Lies forsook Bloodied and bruised Lifeless and forgotten Her daggered flesh Barely responding As the salty spray bites Licking at her wounds Washing away the evidence Of a vindictive heart And she gives up the fight Succumbing to the void As the tidepools shimmer Beneath a forlorn moon Her spirit at last Drifting away Soundlessly Serenely On the wisp of a thread Life reclaimed
Her eyes A sea of uncertainty Revealed a torrid past Of waves not easily reckoned with For the fervent tide was still there Lingering on the isolated shore And the longer he gazed Into her peridot eyes The more he realized Just how deep and vast The ocean really was Which separated him from her
It floated across The wide open sea A spotted speck Was all it seemed to be And yet upon A much closer inspection She noticed it was just A mere reflection Twas the sun glinting Off the crystalline blue Radiating a rather Resplendent hue And she wished every image Could have such a lovely effect And wondered why the whole world Couldn’t be like that spotted speck