Poetry: Unrequited (Inspired by a vintage photo)

Unrequited

Isn’t it grand?

How the sea persists in kissing the sand,

Without warning or reasons,

Oblivious to the ever-changing seasons.
Through summer I drowned you,

In my refreshing affection.

I fell defeated at your feet,

Amazed and sick of your perfection.
Spring sprung and you were golden,

Shimmering in my amber sun,

You stole my breath, I’m still,

The buoys greet me one by one.
Autumn you were vacant,

Solemn and dull you lay,

Frustrated I reared at your door,

My tremendous waves on display.
Winter you had fled,

Misplaced, mislaid, missing.

I withdraw to the depths,

Wishing it was you I was kissing.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s