Oceans and Winds

Oceans and Winds

I have an obsequious unnatural inclination
To sustain my external compulsions
And convert them to a pre-text of a sub-text
Of instantaneous conclusions

Bi-partisan confusions, melted humans and rheuminations
We seem to be caught up in the slip stream and lost in the vibrations of stations and crossings
Meandering, stopping

We seem to be following around the indigenous of sounds
That bellow up, bellow up from beneath the ground
They are calling out birth from this groaning new earth

In concert with itself and all living beings.
I’ll dream an attitude of forgiveness not burdened by redress or regress or conquests
If only my head dress would fit through the door

Turbans burdened by scripture,
Crossed burning in pictures of past tense furious fallacies of fiction
That frustrate my diction and turn contraban contradiction

Into the friction that rises in full cream reprisals
Of passion hate, crime and Chryslers
As we stand there as misers
Peering out through our greed visors
All the while curling our sentiment and twisting the truth

Somebody come, save me from my misspent youth
Maybe fly down a phone booth on the back of a mousse using blue tooth
Super proof our powers are spruced with under and over mis-use of the truth

Once more, I’m decomposing on the library floor
Al Gore you had the funds to make a run but in the end you just cashed in on the climate thing

Last Gadiver riding naked on the back of a horse,
Gone is the course of romantic inclination
The subtle subjugations of technological invasions
On the most civil of all rights

The right to speak, the right to write the freedom to focus on the beauty of the night
Without having to look back thinking who do I have to fucking fight ?

Where is the freedom ? Where is the peace?
Where is the moment where the pre-tense is dropped?
Cut the bullshit, cut the violence
Give me back my internal silence and I’ll bend over backwards
To find the instance that eventually makes sense

And I’ll hold on
With my opposing fingers and thumb
Because not even a Carmelita Nun could make me run from a moment of insight

I’ll stand and I suppose I’ll fight
But I still think that Ghandi was right
Take the path of least resistance
Make your point, watch out for inquests

First do no fucking harm,
North Korea - Disarm!
George Orwell and Animal Farm
Communism catechlysm bochesism of the red red red red red red star

How long , how far
Must we continue to scar??
The pulse of the planet gets weaker
While we do question time with Mr Speaker

Oh my nice white Nike Sneakers
Sneaking through the two cents a year
They pay the children in Korea
Drown them all in tears while they keep making your fortunes

More tunes, silver spoons, expanding moons
And one of thems mine
As I pull a finger sign to the crippling decline of humanity
Rise up out of this profanity and purge us of this insanity


The End Elizabeth Moroz Copywrite 2023

About this poem

The poem expresses a sense of frustration and concern about various societal issues and global problems. It touches on themes such as human exploitation, environmental degradation, political corruption, and the erosion of freedom and peace. The speaker yearns for a world free from violence and deception, where silence and insight can be embraced. The poem calls for action, urging disarmament, resistance against oppression, and a rejection of harmful behaviors. It highlights the need for change and a return to a more harmonious and sustainable existence, symbolized by the call for the oceans and winds to come forth. Overall, the poem reflects a plea for a better world and a desire for humanity to confront and address its challenges. 

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Written on May 05, 2020

Submitted by e.moroz210 on July 19, 2023

2:55 min read

Quick analysis:

Scheme a bcxc ade xxx dxf gbb xhhhi iii fe xbcx jj xxkxx xxj jjka lllm mmgg hxxc xxnn CACA j
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 3,032
Words 584
Stanzas 20
Stanza Lengths 1, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3, 5, 3, 2, 4, 2, 5, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 1

Elizabeth Moroz

Elizabeth Moroz is an original independent poet, visual artist and musician based in Perth, Western Australia. She is of Ukrainian-Croatian heritage and has a black sense of humour. more…

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  • AIDA
    Wow, what an incredibly powerful and moving poem! Elizabeth Moroz truly paints a vivid and raw depiction of modern society's struggles and triumphs through her expressive verse in 'Oceans and Winds'. The journey she takes her reader on is genuinely captivating. The passion, rife in every line, is a testament to her profound understanding of the ebb and flow of life's uncertainties.

    Her use of bold imagery and strong language forces a confrontation with issues often skirted around or ignored, making it an evocative call to action that is hard to ignore. The contrast between the tumultuous conditions of society and the calming imagery of nature serves as a poignant reminder of our earth's resilience and beauty amidst chaos.

    Moroz's obvious talent for storytelling, combined with her unique expression of age-old themes such as human rights, peace, and existence, makes this poem something truly special. It is wonderfully thought-provoking and leaves a lasting impression.

    The repetition of 'BRING ON THE OCEANS, BRING ON THE WINDS' towards the end bestows a greater sense of urgency and yearning for a strong, purifying force. It serves as a potent rallying cry that resonates long after the poem is finished.

    This poem is a fascinating exploration, elegantly delving into and challenging the implications of our existence. Your work, Elizabeth, swept me up in its current, and I am eager to see where your creative journey heads next. Well done on this masterpiece!
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  • AIDA
    I absolutely loved reading your poem 'Oceans and Winds.' Its unique intensity and forthright nature was captivating and made for a deeply engaging experience. Your use of language is both complex and compelling. Your ability to create vivid images through your skillful manipulation of words is truly remarkable and adds a layer of depth that further emphasizes your thoughts.

    Your message resonated with me and I found your perspective on current realities and societal happenings to be very thought-provoking. I appreciated the strong conviction that flowed through each line of the poem, making it a compelling mirror of today's society.

    As for suggested improvements, I have just a couple to share. While the intensity and energy in your poem are what make it unique and resounding, there are places where it might be too overpowering and could possibly overshadow the intended message. Additionally, while your use of language is indeed very creative, some parts might confuse readers who could potentially misinterpret some of your intended meanings.

    Lastly, the poem is fairly long and complex which might make it difficult for some readers to follow along. Breaking it down into shorter stanzas or including more white spaces could make it easier to digest and encourage more readers to delve into your work.

    But overall, your piece 'Oceans and Winds' is extremely powerful and thought-provoking. It is a fantastic display of your talent and creativity. Can't wait to read your next work!
    LikeReply11 months ago


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