Sea shells


A million stars fell on the beach,
Each one a thought that never made it,
Moments, faded into dense eternity.

You say: The water is assembling now,
The sky is trembling. It was noticed, all of it.
We won’t live to see results, but let it be this way.

Let’s walk along the shore, my hand in yours,
Go side by side, go far away, before
The sea will find us here where none can stay.

Let’s fade together and become a shell. A star.
A thought escaping from the rising tide. Farewell.



Comments on: "Sea shells" (10)

  1. Nettie Schroders said:

    O zo mooi met die geweldige foto erbij. gr Nettie

  2. Ina, your poem is gorgeous, so romantic, and beautifully real! The spirit of selfless love fills it wonderfully!

  3. Very beautiful Ina.

  4. David said:

    Last two lines, strong closing!

  5. Beautiful, tender and romantic. Really moving and touching, line by line.

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