Free Verse: Seascape of Love


A free verse poetry, “Seascape of Love.”

In the mundane, in the struggles of life, in the grief of loss, we are given a special person who is our anchor, they surround themselves in our life and comfort to the best of their abilities. Do you have a special someone who gives you a seascape of love and life? Share your story! A free verse and digital piece to open perspective.

Seascape of Love

The calm of the dark seascape reaches for miles.
Only for a moment though. A rising dawn brings to light,
mountains in the distance.
The calming mirage of blue holds my thoughts momentarily in solace.
My mind comes back to you.
Like waves crashing on craggy rocks.
Somehow, I’ve seemed to have lost you,
in the dark, thick of seascape.
Challenges leave you floundering and crashing in waves.
They’ve seemed to pull you deeper.
Down into the depths,
of deep dark water near the bottom.
Almost to the place of the drowning:
like rocks tied to a wrist.
Weighted heart.
I see you from time to time,
on the Whitecaps, where breaks are about happiness.
And I on the shore, am watching.
I try to push my small boat upon the choppy currents.
I’m determined to rescue you.
Along side, my boat oars are my anchors of love.
Paddling as fast, and furious as I can.
I find you.
Tossing my anchor over crashing waves, it falls
dark. I feel it dig into the seabed of your heart.
And I hold you till the storm passes.

In this seascape of love.

©Linda J. Wolff 2017
|Seascape of Love|
A Rictameter Verse Poetry.

What is Free Verse Poetry

Free Verse – Typically patterned by speech rather than meter, this form of poetry is very open to the author’s discretion and usually does not rhyme. Visual and sound effects are often employed.  It can have as many lines as the writer wishes.

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A poetic wordsmith by the mind and a passionate blogger by heart.
Reservoir for Wolff Poetry and mentor for youth writing groups. Life motto: Everything you seek is in the stillness of one’s mind. The place between seconds, whispering of a song between sound.

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