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sea like people



Vast and mighty ocean
Why pretend to be blue?
Angry?
Yes, at times you seems,
But blue isn’t you.
Is it because
The sun steals your substance
And gives it to the clouds?
The rain returns your essence
a thousand fold.
Is it because the land stops you
From roaming thoughtlessly free?
The earth screams self defense.
You snatch the sun’s sensation
And warm yourself at night.
Are you sad because your angry torrent
Claimed so many lives?
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I was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica. I was told that I can write, so I wrote and continues to write. I am currently living in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. I enjoy reading "real" poetry. My favorite books are the Pslams, Proverbs and Songs of Solomon.Poetry is not just vocabulary, and use of metaphors and formats. Don't be tricked. Poetry should speak life. I love a poem that tells a story. The most memorable poems are the ones that tell someone's story. I don't care about ratings; the truth is always hated. People are people where-ever we go. more…

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