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The Boatman's Song

Let's conquer the waves again today
as we ride on the shoulders of the sea.

Let's strain the deep for its fruits
that have helped form this clay.

Let's pray that a good wind blows
and takes us back to the shore
today, tomorrow, every day.
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Contributed to thursday poets rally 41

34 comments:

  1. love the way it begins.. and then it simply flows..

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  2. HO HO HO and a bottle of rum!!!

    no pirates here though..imagery is excellent...keep bothering the keyboard :)

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  3. like always...loved your poem and could actually feel the prayer in the last line :)

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  4. longing nicely expressed! my thursday~ http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/12/30/let-it-be-it/

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  5. let's hear you and pray..

    beautiful sentiment,
    lovely job.

    welcome to poets rally.
    :)

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  6. Very nice flow and depth of a mystical meaning...thank you for the privilege and best wishes with your creativity.

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  7. Beautiful song indeed. I can almost smell the sea and hear the waves crushing! ;)

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  8. Thanks, Paulami, Chitra, Jingle, fiveloaf, Wellspring, Magdalena, Aashi.

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  9. I like this alot, it paint's such an beautiful picture! The sea is a great inspiration source...

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  10. lovely prayer poem. loved its musical quality and flow

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  11. Really a song..it rings beautifully while the read..

    Wonderful an totally refreshing!

    Alcina

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  12. Kriss, yes the sea inspires..
    Templeton, Hari, Alcina: once the poem was complete, I too felt its 'singable' quality :)

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  13. Ooh, it's got such a great rhythm. And I love "let's strain the see for its fruits."

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  14. hmmm sweet! to conquer the elements/life! Nice write, enjoy the rally!
    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/2011/04/09/cosmic-entanglements/

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  15. love this...clean and crisp like the sea.

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  16. This is so beautiful and full of emotion. Makes me think you are a sailor.

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  17. Such a lightness to this poem, beautiful!

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  18. Teri, this is the best compliment I've received as a poet!

    Trekker, Thoughts, thanks!

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  19. The blog look, the banner, the color, the poem, the serenity of sea.. all an all, such an amazing calming effect! Loved ur blog and ofcourse the poem.. soft, small, lovely. :)
    I am from ~
    http://puplumages.wordpress.com/2011/04/02/the-alliterated-odes-the-alliterated-symphonies-of-the-mind/

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  20. Meremortal, Purvi, thanks .. am so glad you liked it all..

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  21. Thanks, Lisbeth, Rashmi!

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  22. and let's hope this prayer is heard every day by Him :) inspiring, and very beautiful.

    Rally Week 41 - My Poetry

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  23. I think you have created the new fisherman's creed. Wonderful.

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  24. A cheerful light touch = thanks!

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  25. wow, sounds like a prayer, or an anthem. quite nice though

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  26. Torque, Paul, Scarlett, ibro:
    Thanks for dropping by and the comments!

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