She Loves the Ocean

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She loves the ocean

Cold embrace,

Icy kiss on her naked face.

 

The ocean she loves

It calls her name

With its wild ways, but it makes no claim.

 

She loves the ocean

Alone, to share,

Constant, calming, there.

 

Written in a reflective moment four days before the end of my seventh decade.
Inspired by the swimming women of Apollo Bay.

14 thoughts on “She Loves the Ocean

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  2. Happy Birthday 💝💝💝🎂🎂🎂 What a beautifully poignant reflection of words and imagery.

    Thanks to your daughter’s linked in post, I discovered your blog. Thank you. Keen follower now.

    We have a friend in Apollo Bay and my husband is from Colac – small world.

    Thank you for sharing your world, wisdom and words 💝

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  3. The light and the joy on her face make for a delightful embrace with the ocean…a gorgeous photo of a woman enjoying just being in the moment…

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