AmandaJade

Sands to my Soul

I lay here
writing on this wrinkled paper
feeling my admirations and desires disappear

Why is it
that I tell others to be strong, be one with the glorious ocean waves,
yet I sink as low on the basins floor as a rock could sit?

Why cant I
breathe in the beauty of the marvelous beaches reaching for eternity,
but instead inhale the waters in which I cry?

Yet my heart still whole,
my happiness is being crushed into tiny pieces blending with the pieces of sand
that is my soul.

So here I am
I do not know if I am seeking help, or looking for a pearl in the beautiful oyster,
but have instead gotten stuck in a seemingly unmovable clam.

I always seek beauty
in the creatures that walk the floors of this beloved earth,
but the dissolved darkness in my internal waters is what I will never see.

So here I lay
writing on this wrinkled and tear filled paper
in seek of light, in an unlit, dark, and musky ocean bay.

Comments1

  • Louis Gibbs

    Your beachside analogy is quite appropriate for the fourth tomorrow. Very well done reflective poem, Amanda!



To be able to comment and rate this poem, you must be registered. Register here or if you are already registered, login here.