Stories tagged sea

The Sea of Dreams

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When I wake, I wonderwhat leaves the smile haunting my lips.There is only a ghostly remnant of your eyes, your touch, your kiss. Now I long for the Sea of Dreams,but my body is here imprisoned.Awake, I cannot reach you.The ship has departed; the tides have…

Freeing Annabel Lee

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It drifted into the sea, I say, when you ask me about home. You’ve only known me for a few moments, so you’re not sure how to gauge me. You laugh, and make an Annabel Lee reference. The English teach in me wants to hug you. The New Jersey in me wants

Marks in the Sand (Poetry-Rhythm)

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I am only ever What you seem to be Without the leverage Of sweet reality


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But she knew what she would find. She knew it all the moment she felt the sticky fingerprints behind the slat of her old oak slay bed. The fingerprints that would only be left from a person grabbing it from behind their head. The fingerprints that she

Song Against Unwarranted Cheer

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If I should stumble into cheerfulness/ remind me of all the business models


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a wingover a dark sealooking up from what you're doingwhat you're not doinglooking upseeing what I don't seeor the same thingalteredwhen I was eightI cut my foot on a sea shellblood is red sea waterput a shell to your earyou'll hear your own bloodhowling in the night…

Lower Midnight

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I mentally sing '70s sitcom theme songs because it's impossible to be afraid while humming Welcome Back, Kotter.

Surf Song

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Morning. A hot bright sun shines down on the cool dark depths of the deep blue sea.

The Sextant

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I was hope, and you were what I can only call consolation, as day after day you remained a grief in my throat.

The Same

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The bus is late; the papers disappear. The china breaks, and the suit does not fit.

A Walk

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I live near a small village by the sea. A cobble stone road runs past twenty or so houses, then turns towards the water. From my own house, I can see the small harbor and the boat barn. In winter, the place is deserted.

The Technicolour Hours

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The other night / I dreamt I was an astronaut