Sand covered feet, and a home sick heart.

Every time I step on these sands,
I feel like I have come home.
Back to my mother’s lap
to listen to her lull.

The retreating waves scramble my head
as if I’m swimming on drugs,
but I have never seen anything potent
as the sound of waves in my ears.

What a gripping hold does she have,
deep and strong, over this mortal mind,
when I have never even met her
depths and nature on my own.

As I step back feet by feet,
I’m leaving my heart a bit on the shores.
Ocean mother wait for me
for I will come back to visit.

You can’t tame an ocean, much like
you can’t ever tame a free spirit.


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