Ocean Bliss

You turn your head and look at me.

I can see the ocean in your eyes.

What happens to the waves after they crash?

The shells are tossed and thrown against the shore,

But underneath the wrath of the sea,

Is peaceful bliss.

 

I look back at you and ask,

“What are we doing here?”

We throw shells into the ocean

Hoping that the pain drifts away along with the waves

But all we are left with is

Calamity.

 

Because the waves that once crashed in your eyes

Disappear to become one with the wrath of the ocean.

And if we never gain the courage to dive deep enough,

All we will know is what we see,

And never will we achieve

The peaceful bliss of the ocean.

 

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