Brave Waves

After a transformational week at the inner leadership course last week I did an overnight stay by the sea in Sitges, where I had also began the week. It was healing and restorative to be near to the waves once again and I fell into a lovely deep sleep shortly after having written the following lines.

Here is the link if you would like to watch the filmed version of my poem :

Sea Sent Live Version


Sea Sent

I need the vast horizon, the spirit of wild wave

I need the curling gusts of tide, the energy displayed

I need the sensuality of spacious, free expression

The push and pull polarity of seaside decompression

I need the laid-back scent of salt

This harbour holds my yearning

I need to breathe, accept my faults

Compassion is my learning

I need the sea inside of me

Outside of me, around me

It’s spirit leaps with pride in me

It glides in me and grounds me


11 thoughts on “Brave Waves

  1. Lovely poem, Sam. I liked lines 3 and 4 the most, the flow, the rhymes, the alliteration, the spot-on sentiment. I’m not much for laying on or playing on the beach, but I love the calming rush and retreat of waves, the tangy salt smell of the ocean. 🙂

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  2. I love your poetry so much. I always look forward to your posts. Also… I nominated you for the Sunshine Blogger award! Check out the post I made for it!

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