Ocean Heal Me

Ocean Heal Me

Ocean heal my wounds
Let your waves curl and foam on my body
Wash away blood, heal scars

Ocean renew me with your power
As unceasingly you roll
Giving strength that's been drained

Ocean keep me warm
Wrap me in your brine
Caress me with your tides

Ocean disperse my tears
As they flow in you
I cleanse my soul

Ocean let me grow in your depths
Color me vibrant blue, coral, green
Clear = revitalized

Ocean your spray anoints me
Cool and refreshed
My spiritual renewal

Ocean be my friend
Hold me flowing in your currents
Ever moving, ever changing

Ocean, heal me.

1983 Susan Bacon

Susan Bacon is a researcher, author and teacher. You can contact her through http://www.ecoentrepreneur.org

In The News:


The Guardian

National Poetry Day 2014: a celebration in pottery, pizzas and popular memory
The Guardian
On the day itself, a star lineup, including the author Julia Donaldson and the poet and comedian John Hegley, will take part in the Poetry Society's National Poetry Day Live, taking over the Royal Festival Hall again for an afternoon of films and ...


The Guardian

Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and author, dies aged 91
The Guardian
A great poet and a good friend.” Publisher Hutchinson, which is due to release what will now be the writer's last collection of poetry, added: “We're so saddened by the death of the wonderful Dannie Abse. His poems will live on.” Abse was able to ...
Tributes paid to Welsh poet Dannie AbseBBC News
Poet Dannie Abse diesJewish Chronicle
Welsh poet Dannie Abse dies aged 91WalesOnline
The Independent
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Staunton News Leader

U.S. Poet Laureate says Poetry is His Life's Pivot
NBC 29 News
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright says poetry has been the pivot around which his life has turned for 50 years. Wright tells The Daily Progress that poetry focuses his questions and longing about things. Wright calls himself ...
Ex-U.Va. professor, US poet laureate: Poetry is a pivotStaunton News Leader
Former University Professor named US Poet LaureateUniversity of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

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Poetry festival proves timeless
Tasmania Examiner
THIRTY Tasmanian Poetry Festivals in, and the premise has not changed. ''The basic structure is the same – the basic idea has been kept that people get up and read and recite their poetry,'' festival founder Tim Thorne said. ''I'd never done anything ...


NHS Student To Serve As National Poetry Ambassador
The Newtown Bee
First Lady Michelle Obama, third from right, hosted a poetry reading in honor of the 2014 National Student Poets in the Blue Room of the White House, September 18, 2014. The National Student Poets, from left, are Cameron Messinides, Madeleine LeCesne, ...

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Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg woman carries poetry to many corners of the community
Lynchburg News and Advance
And she's taken her poetry outside the area — specifically, to Busboys and Poets in Washington D.C., a community gathering place featuring a range of artistic events. She brought her poetry to the airwaves, too, delivering poetry after an interview on ...


UCR Today (press release)

Poetry, Tacos, Fiesta!
UCR Today (press release)
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – When Gov. Jerry Brown named UC Riverside professor Juan Felipe Herrera the California Poet Laureate in 2012, the new poet-in-chief wasted no time in identifying a project that would span the length of the Golden State and his two ...


Poetry chalking behind Shaw hall on Wednesday
MSU State News
The Center for Poetry's website said it encourages the reading, writing, and discussion of poetry and strives to create an awareness of poetry's place and power in individuals' everyday lives. Jimison said they expect most students to stumble upon the ...


The New Republic

The 'Best American' Series Is the Ditzy Cheerleader for American Writing
The New Republic
(Can we expect a Best American Tweets? Best American GIFs?) There are also the outcasts and misfits. God may be dead, but something called Best Spiritual Writing, once part of the Best American series, continues to resurrect itself. Best American ...


QVCC professor to read at international poetry festival in Serbia
Norwich Bulletin
Jon Andersen, a published poet and associate professor of English at Quinebaug Valley Community College, will attend an international poetry event, Smederevo's Poetry Autumn festival in Serbia, in October as a featured reader. Andersen's first book of ...

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