The Ebb and Flow


Just as friendship

so is the Sea

she flows in and out

she listens to me

I hear her voice

sometimes strong others soft

like the shell

that holds the sound aloft

Speaking one day

not the next

never would I

put our friendship to rest

there’s comfort and courage

in the words we speak

I ponder so many

some I repeat

Like a child

I clamor  – hunger for more

there’s never too much

wisdom from my friend at the shore

Thanks to Noel back in Zurich for the photo

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. I want to thank you for your reply. This is my first attempt at posting my work. In addition, this is my first attempt at blogging. So you have a special place. Please tell me what you think of “My Dance” when you visit the blog.

    My mother tells me often that the visual imaginary in my writting is stunning. I can only say thank you because, I never had anyone read my work. Though the visual mechanisms you use here are stunning. And the format relaxed and personable.

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    1. Who can forget November Rain?? One of my favs that I used to play over and over again when I lisetn to GNR. And I feel I can identify with your poem so much.. esp the line about craving to be alone but not loneliness…

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  2. Amen. Alaskan beaches brought me up as a little girl. The beach, the ocean has always been my friend. great poem. I also love the lines it makes.

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