God's Symphony on the Shore

Plaintive roaring of a deep, dark
Ocean, rolling endless unto
The earth's sandy bosom, so stark
In it's marine pallor and hue,
Seagulls, playing nature's sweet pipe,
The sun's liquid, lucent photons,
Dancing as to sailor's hornpipe,
Waving bright and glist'ring batons.

A symphony of sound, painted textile,
Gentle sculpture, a lofty God's
Masterpiece of beauty and style,
All inimitable designs!
You who would rid tensions of life,
Contemplate the old manuscript,
Mighty God's living poem, rife
In lucence, beyond man's descript!

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Written on June 11, 2024

Submitted by darrenpenland2000 on June 17, 2024

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 540
Words 100
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 8, 8

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