Searching

By entelechia

You are an instance of hope
In the darkest sea.
I searched for you
And for that instance.
But I could not find you,
And I could not find the sea.

So I doubted myself,
And I doubted your existence.
I doubted this world
And the passing of time.

But I never doubted
I never doubted the sea.

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Copyright 2013 entelechia
Published on Sunday, June 16, 2013.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • dwells On Thursday, August 1, 2013, dwells (5651)By person wrote:

    Get the heck outta that desert then E! (HA). The sea from which we sprang and mimics or blood as we pulsate like jellyfish hearts, cheers!

  • entelechia On Friday, August 2, 2013, entelechia (86)By person wrote:

    indeed, cheers.. especially now having worked in the vineyards all morning oufff

  • soul_versing On Monday, June 24, 2013, soul_versing (1100)By person wrote:

    There is absolute truth in logic. Doubting their existence, but never doubting the sea. This piece played with my emotions a bit. Bows to you sir- Scholar

  • A former member wrote: All living things owe their existence to the sea. We hope to find our hope, but the sea is easily found, even through the darkest of times. I long for the beach after reading this. Please, stick around, & thanks for the read. Scholar

  • entelechia On Saturday, June 22, 2013, entelechia (86)By person wrote:

    what you say is so true Belial. And living on the Mediterranean, being from a Mediterranean country, the sea conjures up all of Greece, all of Phoenicia, and much much more...

  • Strataic On Monday, June 17, 2013, Strataic (148)By person wrote:

    The sea is always there, with wisdom and might... Scholar

  • entelechia On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, entelechia (86)By person wrote:

    and... it does conquer all, and has done so for a long time now... from a Mediterranean man...

  • FadedBlues On Monday, June 17, 2013, FadedBlues (2944)By person wrote:

    ...it takes faith. E. E. Cummings said 'it's always ourselves we find in the sea.'...

  • entelechia On Monday, June 17, 2013, entelechia (86)By person wrote:

    Ah, I didn't know that about Cummings, I thing it's very true actually, especially for someone living on the Mediterranean like myself. Thank you for the reference.

  • A former member wrote: This is beautiful, really an inspiring peice

  • A former member wrote: beautiful. I love the last few lines especially. very well done.

  • A former member wrote: fluid and complete. thank you. welcome. :)

  • entelechia On Sunday, June 16, 2013, entelechia (86)By person wrote:

    danke, thanks :-)

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