Tuesday, 28 April 2009
The Surfers Poem
Superb video here about surfers in Ireland ;
I wrote this poem about those who dare to challenge the ocean ;
The Surfers Poem.
Dare you seek to surf black waves,
Upon wild oceans that sneer,
With ravening snarls,
At the trembling shore ?
Do you dream of unseen glory,
Numb with cold and fear,
Alone upon the water,
Poised upon a breaking pit ?
Could you wait in silence for a break,
And seize those sacred seconds,
Where only death awaits,
Those who live closest to life ?
Would you carve yourself a line,
Upon a crashing wave,
Then watch the glass shatter,
Into a drowning pool and smile ?
Have you lain in breathless wonder,
Spent upon the shifting sands,
And seen the grace of god,
In every shining golden grain ?
Or are you just a junkyard dog,
Captive in your cage,
Dare you dream of liberty,
Alone upon a maverick wave ?
I salute all those that slash the sea,
Who dare to live their dreams,
Those tiny black dots in the distance,
Being the very best, that they can ever be.
Posted by Defender of Liberty at 08:11
Labels: poems about surfing, the surfers poem
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