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The Sea is a Moody Monster

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The Sea is a Moody Monster

When sitting safe on shore
The sea is a great aquatic beast;
If I close my eyes and listen –
I can hear him breathe…
In, out, suck, spew,
Inhale, exhale,
And the lapping waves obey.

Unpredictable, volatile, capricious,
He can be all three –
One moment calm and peaceful,
Becoming choppy and cantankerous,
Irritable and petulant,
Then roaring with rage
As angry waves crash in fury on the rocks.

Picture: fotosearch.com

©DGA

Sidey’s Weekend Challenge
Sorry, Sidey, I couldn’t bring myself to change the last line to:-
As polyphloisboian waves crash in fury on the rocks.

Thank you, Cindy, for the pronounciation!

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/polyphloisbic
1. (of the sea) noisy, roaring, thundering

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

12 thoughts on “The Sea is a Moody Monster

  1. This is beautifully done, congrats adee.

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  2. nicely done…i can hear and feel your moody monster…hope you have an excellent weekend

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  3. This made me feel as though I was sitting right there 🙂
    xxx

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  4. The sea really is a Jekyll and Hyde. It can change in the blink of an eye!

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  5. What a stunning pic…I have the greatest respect for the sea.
    Lovely poem.

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  6. hehe – but it ws about the noisy stuff. i’m not sure you HAVE to use the word, after all it is a theme and you went with the spirit and meaning of it

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