Cutting through the Waters


Cutting through the waters,
Buffeted by breeze,
Nothing beats the freedom
Of the open seas.
Longing eyes look forward
To some distant shore,
Lusting for adventures
As in days of yore.
Nearer still and nearer
Ship approaches land,
Soon we will be welcomed
By the sun-drenched sand.
Cutting through the waters
Seeking distant leas,
Nothing beats the freedom
Of the open seas.

© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Bainbridge Island ferry
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More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Free(dom),” click here.

Posted on December 7, 2010, in my digital photos, my light verse, One Single Impression, Ruby Tuesday, Seattle, Watery Wednesday. Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Nice poem….Photo gives a little warmth in this cold and blistery day.
    Ruby Tuesday-shopping time.

  2. I liked the rhyming….not an easy write ..well expressed..

  3. This looks and sounds divine! I agree, being by the water (and for me,to swim, in the water) is the best place there is. Ultimate freedom.

  4. Beautiful shot!

    Rocks is my watery post.

  5. Just that one phrase ‘cutting through the waters’ says it all!

  6. Yes, “Nothing beats the freedom of the open seas.”


  7. Wonderful summer photo…I love the quest for adventure inherent in this poem! A most enjoyable post…:)

  8. You got that right…..nothing beats the freedom of the sea!!


    My link above for Watery Wednesday. Hope you can stop by for a visit and view. Happy day!!!

  9. Wonderful poem and what a beautiful day to be on the ferry.

  10. Off for adventure this pair seem to be going, poem and image well matched.

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