Ocean Poems

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Hazel O'Connor

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In the embrace of the ocean, we find the simple joys of vastness, serenity, and the timeless rhythm of nature's deepest song.
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Between Silent Whispers and Ocean's Depth
Where Endless Horizons Meet Thoughtful Gazes
Amidst Shifting Shadows and Ocean's Dance
Echoes from Ancient Depths Call Softly
Beneath Waves, Secrets Await Silent Discovery
Amidst Turquoise Hues, Silence Speaks Volumes
Whispers from the Abyss Touch Starlit Skies
Where Time Stands Still, Oceans Sing
In Shadows and Sunlight, Life Persists
Beyond Horizon's Edge, Dreams Await Discovery

 Between Silent Whispers and Ocean's Depth

Layers of blue shift endlessly,

Marine life moves in its own cadence,

A dance of patterns, interwoven,

Each depth, a new perspective,

Infinite, yet contained.

In the stillness, life flourishes,

Bright corals stand as sentinels,

Guarding secrets from the world above,

Amidst the quiet, stories unfold,

Each telling tales of survival.

Silent currents shape their paths,

Carrying fragments of history,

From forgotten shipwrecks to ancient battles,

Each has a story to tell,

A testament to time's passage.

While above, the world moves,

Beneath, there's an ageless rhythm,

Unchanged, steadfast, and enduring,

A realm of magic, wonder,

And unspoken beauty.

Where Endless Horizons Meet Thoughtful Gazes

Horizon stretches beyond the sight,

Melding blues of sky and sea,

Gentle waves tell tales of old,

Of brave souls, adventures untold,

And dreams that once took flight.

Beneath its surface, life abounds,

From the tiniest plankton to giant whales,

Each creature, a chapter in a saga,

Of resilience, wonder, and drama,

In this realm, beauty knows no bounds.

The pull of the tides,

Guided by the moon's soft glow,

Reshapes coasts, carries memories,

Of ancient times, of distant stories,

And nature's ever-changing strides.

Yet, amidst its vast expanse,

There's solace, a silent resonance,

With every heartbeat, every breath,

The sea whispers tales of life and death,

In its embrace, a trance.

Amidst Shifting Shadows and Ocean's Dance

With every beam of sunlight,

Shadows dance on the ocean floor,

A mosaic of colors, textures,

Silent witnesses to time's measures,

And nature's unyielding might.

From the coastal shallows to abyssal depths,

Life thrives in diverse ways,

Adapting, evolving, always in motion,

Bound by an undying devotion,

To the rhythm of oceanic breaths.

The waters carry emotions,

Of joy, sorrow, love, and more,

Each wave, a sentiment,

A moment, an embodiment,

Of nature's grandest notions.

Yet, for all its vastness,

The ocean's essence is intimate,

A reflection of innermost thoughts,

Of battles fought, of lessons taught,

A canvas of dreams, boundless.

Echoes from Ancient Depths Call Softly

Silent voices from the abyss,

Speak of mysteries, long lost,

Ancient civilizations, sunken treasures,

Countless moments of pleasure,

And moments of amiss.

The play of light and shadow,

Creates patterns, ever-changing,

On the canvas of the sea,

Stories unfold, free,

Bound only by the water's flow.

Above, the world might change,

Yet, in its depths, time stands still,

Preserving legacies, memories,

Of epochs, centuries,

And nature's beautiful range.

For those who pause to listen,

The ocean offers insights,

Into life, existence, and more,

A journey to explore,

Where past and present glisten.

Beneath Waves, Secrets Await Silent Discovery

Every droplet holds a secret,

From the vast oceans to quiet bays,

Life's tapestry, interwoven intricately,

Unveils wonders, so delicately,

In this realm, every moment's discreet.

The dance of kelp and seaweed,

Swaying to rhythms only they perceive,

Shelters creatures, big and small,

In this underwater ball,

Life flourishes, as if freed.

Far from the bustling shores,

In depths where sunlight fades,

Creatures glow, luminous, bright,

Guiding paths in the eternal night,

Opening unseen doors.

The allure of the sea,

Is not just in its beauty,

But in the tales it holds,

Stories untold, bold,

Waiting to be set free.

Amidst Turquoise Hues, Silence Speaks Volumes

Endless stretches where blue meets blue,

Each ripple, a fleeting testament,

To the uncharted stories, tales untold,

Holding wonders, both young and old,

The ocean, a canvas of ever-changing view.

Hidden beneath are realms unknown,

Where shadows dance with beams of light,

Creatures of wonder, of peculiar sight,

Move in cadences all their own,

In a ballet, silent, out of sight.

Majestic mountains rise from the abyss,

Their peaks hidden, unseen by day,

Guarding secrets, treasures, lore,

From times of yore, ancient play,

Each depth, a new world to explore.

In its embrace, memories float,

Of ancient mariners, their fabled quests,

Of storms faced, of tranquil rests,

The ocean's song, a timeless note,

A symphony of nature's very best.

Whispers from the Abyss Touch Starlit Skies

The moon's reflection on calm waters,

A serene image, a moment's pause,

Disturbed only by a gentle breeze,

Or the distant call of the seas,

Nature's nightly, silent applause.

Beneath this serenity, life teems,

A cacophony of movement, silent sound,

Predators, prey, in a delicate dance,

A world of chance, of fleeting glance,

Where wonders and mysteries abound.

The sea, a mirror to our soul,

Reflects our joys, sorrows, dreams,

With every ebb, with every flow,

It seems to know, to grow,

With tales as vast as its seams.

Yet, for all its mighty expanse,

There's intimacy in its vast gaze,

A connection, deep, profound,

In its sound, its bound,

A love, a trance, an endless maze.

Where Time Stands Still, Oceans Sing

The horizon, a line so fine,

Separates dreams from reality,

Where imaginations take flight,

In the soft twilight, the night,

A realm of endless possibility.

Currents carry tales from afar,

From polar ice to tropical reef,

Stories of joy, of grief,

Each star, each scar,

A memory, brief, beyond belief.

In the stillness of the deep,

Time seems to take a pause,

Away from the world's cause and applause,

Secrets it does keep, steep,

Guarded by nature's flawless laws.

Every wave, a story's start,

An invitation to dive within,

To explore, to begin,

With an open heart, apart,

From the world's constant din.

In Shadows and Sunlight, Life Persists

Dappled sunlight filters through,

Creating patterns, hues so true,

On the sandy floor below,

Life does grow, in tow,

With rhythms only the ocean knew.

Giant whales to minute krill,

Each has a role, a purpose to fulfill,

In this vast, interconnected web,

A dance, an ebb, a flow, a throb,

Nature's will, its skill, its thrill.

Above, the tempest may roar,

Yet, below there's a different lore,

A world of calm, of peace,

Of release, of lease,

From life's demanding shore.

For in its depths, truths unfurl,

About our world, its swirl, its twirl,

Lessons of balance, of harmony,

Of unity, of testimony,

To the beauty of every boy and girl.

Beyond Horizon's Edge, Dreams Await Discovery

The vastness of the open sea,

Is more than just a sight to see,

It's a call, an allure,

Pure, sure, to endure,

A promise of what could be.

Each tide carries memories of old,

Of brave adventures, stories bold,

Of love lost and found,

Of the profound, the unbound,

Tales waiting to be retold.

The dance of light on waves,

Is like a series of echoing raves,

From creatures below, so vast,

From the past, from the last,

Echoes from ancient caves.

Yet, amidst its depth and width,

Lies a simple, undeniable truth,

Of life's eternal youth,

Its growth, its myth, its pith,

A journey of endless sleuth.

PUBLISHED: Oct 17, 2023

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Hazel O'Connor
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