Stars below

We fall
scattered amongst the brick-a-brack
forgotten and left
dwelling in stones of varying weights,
thoughts that got caught
when the tides of our life
washed us up to shore
away from the bliss of our oceans.
We dry in the haze of an unforgiving sun
and feel the breath exhale
with the coming of the night salt air
cooling the spaces
illuminating our shells
making us perfect and lovely once more.
We feel the dampness
laying heavy upon our souls
and hearing the distant sounds
of the waves of our yesterdays call,
we reach out
so tired and weary
feeling the tide returning to find us
carrying us back
into the bliss of blue,
regenerating our lives
with the moon above
we sigh gently
and sink below.

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26 thoughts on “Stars below

  1. Yes I cleaned through this morning, then finished off the second half of my knitting of a waistcoat.. Dinner now eaten.. and an hour on here before I shut down to join Hubby to watch an old movie..
    We have to get our priorities right.. LOL.. Right Now reader is getting closed and opening up my New post in my garden blog.. or else.. Enjoy the rest of your day Kim… Much LOVE dear one.. xxx โค

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  2. ha, I hear you, hung the sheets and blankets on the line, swept the house and garage, hand scrubbed two dirty carpets that the dog eat their bones on, and got a 45 minute walk in….just now touching upon the reader….it does pull one away from chores…not a bad thing at all mind you โค that’s why I did them first โค

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  3. Such a beautiful poem.. of those who are washed up exposed..To return beneath the swell..
    So loved your photo.. Oh to find such starfish upon a beach walk..
    Lovely Kim.. xxx ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™

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