Lost in Between

By SC

Under a starry night
by the sea
looking into shimmering waters
I am mesmerized by its colors!

Sparkling diamonds
embedded on blue mantle
emerald waves
broken by pure pearls of foam

From above a canopy of lights
covers me in wonderment
as far as my eyes could see!
“There” I am lost in between –

This expanse of waters harmony
when startled by a strange sound
and words with empty rhymes

While on a bench two lovers
were conversing instead of being

God, I wish I had a boat and leave
anchoring somewhere to be
“there” where no strange sounds
could or would distracting me
to be lost in between.

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3 Comments

  1. Scott on May 9, 2019 at 12:14 AM

    I think you have done a nice job creating the feeling, not just the image (though that was really well done too) of night over the ocean. You’ve created a “there” and a strong sense for how you would feel being in that space and through your poem I can ‘feel’ some of that too. I liked this a lot.

  2. Haley on April 1, 2020 at 4:41 PM

    This is so beautifully written. You really have created a painting in my mind.

  3. Kayelynn on April 15, 2020 at 10:20 AM

    SC,

    Breathtaking imagery! You describe things so colorfully and thoroughly that I felt like I was wandering through the scenery myself. And I also relate to the feeling of wanting to escape sometimes because there are times when all the noise/trappings of modern-day life take away from just enjoying what’s in front of us. Great poem overall!

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