BACK TO SEA POETRY 2014 -------- ©2014 Lawrence A. McFadden all rights reserved

 

i was in the navy. i was on a ship a destroyer the USS William R. Rush DD-714 (haha) and a submarine the USS Halibut SSN-587. i worked on nuclear reactors. spied on the russians.

i want to go back to sea. i want to write sea poetry. thought id have to wait till i was at the sea. then i was shown you dont have to leave you are already there. so heres the first.

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where were you
out on the open sea
where are you
here
in a dream beneath
the sea the seed
back to the life that
gave me back life
back to the she of the
sea
there are only ghosts
on the coasts coasts
stay away from me
i want to rinse these
crusty balls with the
hands of the salty
sea
the she of the sea
the love of every sailor
i tell her
blessed are thee whose
first love was the sea
she will rock you matey
rock you to your knees
she rocks me still
the she of the sea
i hear her calling
calling me

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miss
i miss you
i miss your motion
your ocean i feel you
swell inside me
you were my home
i was never alone
you never said no
as you poured into
my soul
a storm is born
for every tale of mercy
a storm for every tale
of loss
and a wave for every
day of glory
a gull for every cry
of love
curses
it takes a brave man
to go to sea curses
the sacrifice to be
free
truth be told
i felt this so long ago
i could always taste
her salt air in my
soul

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i swear
i was as far down
with no sound with
spies eyes as can be
in that can of a can
of a submarine
now she puts me
as far away from the
seas as can be as far
away as when the
horizon gets wet in
the sea
yet i'm going back
she is the map the
path the course of
of courses in the heart
of my heart my art my
love for the she of the
sea
i swear
blow me sails blow me
out to sea
this land is the greatest
place in the world to leave
this land belongs to you
i belong to the sea
fairy tales always start with
once upon a time
sea stories always start with
this ain't no shit
really
this ain't no shit

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I have never known a woman quite like
i knew the mistress of the sea
quite like the calm and stillness
while everything raged about me
quite like the peace and gentle touch
through the very darkest of lonely nights
quite like the silence and vision in each
whispered word of need
i have never known a woman with the
undying love for me like the possibility
of death at sea
if the metaphor of the wise is to be perched
upon mountain tops then what belly of a woman
has berthed with a sigh how a boy becomes
a man at the bottom of the sea
today my bunk is still empty in the nights of
greatest need till in the nakedness of my dreams
i taste the salt air and find myself in the cradle
of her arms as the oceans rock me still
and some mornings i awake and again i swear like
a sailor when i find in my shoes the sands of
distant shores

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i remember my mind
white with roar
in a vessel designed
for war deep in crave
far from shore
still this bright spring
day haunts me more
the want of you
i am not sure
my strength is yours
i ask myself my whys
to the poet truth
is my guide i sigh
is this another ocean
my path of yours the
depths
of devotion

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when you learn to navigate your love
no storm on the horizon will be as
powerful.

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sweep my feet
to the sea my brothers
mop my ass with the
sea
thats all i ask my
brothers at last to go
back to sea
goddamn you are deep
inside me
the sea was the biggest
why of my life
i know why i go i know
a calm sea does not make
a good sailor
i said yes and better yet
i volunteered
with all the benefits
with all the risk
i know why i went
i wanted one thing
i wanted the
experience

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the sea said hi
and i cried

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aye mate me
captain
lash my ass to the mast
if me be unworthy
i am no stranger to
danger i miss the risks
at sea
i worship the warships
i worship the fellowships
i worship the hardships
at sea
float me boat my boys
i'm sure i want no more
of this sight called shore
i want no more of this
damned land
i want to feel my hands
again at her command
at sea
steer me boys steer my
bow into the clouds
i'll stand proud
while the gods all laugh
out loud
i'll take my chances
i've been to the bottom
and now now i'll brave
the winds and waves
to dance atop the crests
atop the crests of her
caress
come dance with me
come dance with me
in the romance of me
and the sea

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i'm stumped
society took away
my tree
i'm stumped
this doesn't happen
at sea
rest in peace my tree
my roots still touch
the sky my tribe
make me a mast
my tree
may i sail the shes of
every sea your oceans
call of my devotions
to feel the oneness of
the motion to feel the
oneness of the ocean
to again feel the one
ness the union of my
soul and my sea
far away from the
disease of the society
that stumped me
i truely do indeed need
the unity of the sea

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blow me timber
the salt air is but
a tease the open
ocean beckons
me
i want to hear the
coast is clear one
more time
i want to hear the
gulls cry why why
why
i want to hear the
snap of the sails
i want no slack
sometimes i feel like
i'm floating craddled
in her lap
take me out tide
this time i ride no
beast no more roar
of war
this time i sail in
peace this time i come
to you as a lover its
time to be with all my
brothers this time i'll
rhyme this time you
have chimed my
heart its time my art
is the open oceans its
time my muse is the
she of the sea
i hear her say
set my sails my love
it is your duty to be
free

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have you heard
from above the words
soul and love and the sea
are all verbs
have you seen
down below to the beach
the shore of the sea in
the bowl your soul
i keep the beach safe
and sacred
for i know no matter what
happens to me at sea
it was always meant
to be my destiny
am i scared?
you're damn straight
i'm scared but i'm not
afraid to jump right
into the new the blue
the nude
so get a slap with a gusty
gale my mate i will sit
back and tell you a tale
of fate that happened
to me fresh as a fact
listening to the chatter
the clatter the mad matter
in my bones

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hell yeah
i sing along to the songs
to the seas to the winds
to begin
for those of you who
don't know my history
i can't clink drink with
you my boys
but i'll raise my bowl
in victory
lets raise the bowl
to the mystery
we have been raised
to raise the sail
we are taught to listen
to her thoughts
we are the seers of the
sea
we are the sailors
who will not fail
her
as you are my witness
we are the men of the
mistress of the sea
i'll raise my bowl to
share in victory

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jesus
you give me
your blessings
you give me a quest
to sail to sail across
the crests the crests
of her caress
every wave blessed
those who sail the
seas sail through
the stars across
forever to forever
a mast across the
midnight sky
honor high honor
high the mast of the
midnight sky honor
high the last and the
next to the last honor
high across the last
last
bring me my wind
her breath her sin
forgiven
go to sea
this is my god
talken to me

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my dad was a navy
man career officer
worked in nuclear
weapons arsenals
of aircraft carriers
mister mac
i was a navy brat
raised on threats
and ultimatums
told what to do
ordered
i learned authority
i joined i volunteered
fuck me fuck me
fuck me
two years of school
then out to sea
you won't hear rage
in my voice it was
my choice
i spent the summer
of 1975 underwater
i did a really good
job on that sub
the problem was
everybody goes crazy
on a submarine it
all comes down to
coping skills i got
depressed and withdrew
into my self not the best
way to handle stress
so where was i oh yes
russia sat on the bottom
of a russian bay to earn
my pay what you need
to understand and i hope
you never have to is the
boredom the boredom
the boredom is what
destroyed me another
crushed soul i was ripped
right out of my womb
and given the wound
of a healer
it took me 30 years to
heal
this is why i still feel
the sea this is why i still
feel the sea this is why
i still feel the sea

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mates
clench your teeth
to her teat my boys
she will lick your
candy cane with a
hurricane
she will toss your
balls in a squall
you have not sailed
till you hear her
laughter in the
gales
she will scream in
your ears fear it fear
it fear it my dear
and you will shake
your fist at the sea
and sky shake your
fist at fate shake your
fist at faith
curse them and roar
bring me more
bring me more
bring me more

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hell yeah done done
and done you can't hide
your pride when your bow
plows through the clouds
while all the waves that
want your wake laugh out
loud one puff is all
it takes
i've been to the bottom
i hear her lapping lapping
at my door i'm sure this
time i'm sure
i go where there are no walls
no windows no roofs no floors
and i am in the hands of my
brothers in the hands of my
god and in the arms of my
lover the sea

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god poked me
last time i smoked
and spoke through
my love to share this
toke with you to share
my hopes
may i coax you to elope
with me to the coast
elope and sail with me
my lady sail with me
and the sea

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i have grown stronger
with every no i've
known
no give no take
i can only sigh at your
mistake
perhaps one day you'll
know why i am alone
one night you'll see me
in the light
spend sometime in my
mind
then you will always
shine in the mirror
in my rhyme
you'll laugh out loud
when you see me atop
a thunder cloud
my love is the only
anchor my breath is
the only wind
time is only ash
i'll call my boat
thunder bolt
and i'll lash my
heart to her
mast

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i am the size
of the sea
no wonder no one
wants me
to pee
the earth and moon
two balloons
tide to
me
i have seen
the full moon
at sea
my home i'll always
call moonstone
always in the sky
above
beaming down these
wings of love
the salt in my blood
this life i
love

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the sea put a spell
on me to return
to where i once
fleed
i might as well
again i feel her
swells
all it can do is
heal me
i sense her now
with me
i have her beauty
inside me i have
her bravery
i maybe scarred and
scared but i know
she is sacred
she waited till i
learned my art
she waited till i was
taught to navigate
my love taught to
feel the wind in my
thoughts
she waited till i
wanted then she
spelled out one word
S-E-E

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god keeps poking me
he thinks he's so funny
he kills me every chance
he gets
what a comedian
he always gets the last
laugh
but i'll do my best and
let god do the rest
i may curse the pain
but i know i'm blessed
to follow the she all the
way to the sea inside
me
i'm blessed to follow the
love shine all the way up
above me
i'm blessed to follow my
feet all the way home
through the snow waiting
to go waiting to go waiting
to go all the way to the
sea

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i am dreaming in a dream
i am loving out loud
i am being the only thing
you want me to be
is myself
my genuine self
the only thing you want
me to do
is be kind
kind to all
and i know the wind and
waves are up to you
the days i will be with you
the nights i will reach
for you
i've been to the other side
of the world i've been to
the bottom i've returned
from the other side of
forever
open up me and you'll
find the sea open up the
sea and you'll find her
i know she waits for
me

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i am still the mountain
i am still the sea
still the wind scatters
me like leaves
still time still gathers
around me an eternity
of unity surrounds
me
still to be still still
still these waves upon
the shore still this
moon upon the sea
be still my heart
into stillness i return
be still my art my kisses
can burn

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there are no waves
upon the sea no crash
upon the shore there is
no wind i wait for god
to make some more
there is still winter
knocking at my door
i feel the emptiness
in my hands the stillness
in my heart the hush
this is the silence that
defines us this is the dark
part this is the source
the stillness in the course
of our lives to make quiet
pure and true to give
silence its due
i hope my words are worthy
my cup is empty but i can't
help but smile today when
i look upon this page
i write best when i have
nothing to say

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you won't see the she
of the sea unless your
looking for love
you'll find her in every
drop of your blood
i just want you to know
she never says no she
is always in control
she is the swells of your
soul
her gifts are your gifts
i have her bravery i
have her depths my
heart is blessed
i am tattood to never
be lost at sea
you'll see what i seek
when she is under
your feet when she
snaps your sails when
you tell your tales
quest to be her lover
my brothers you'll see
quest and see your life
being blessed by the
sea

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how many waves
will i ride today
how many times
will you come
to mind
the sea awaits me
awakes me and takes
me she makes me
all i can do is shake
the sand from my
shoes
all i can do is watch
this vision come
true
i will do all i can do
all i can do i will do
sometimes i wonder
this might take a
lifetime this might
make my soul shine
you give me your
greatness to say this
you give me your
greatness to do this you
give me your greatness
to love this
i want the sea deeper
deeper inside of
me

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you say
may i tag along i say
i'm a tag along vagabond
too have you a soul full
of sea a thought full of she
a hand full of glory
somehow like the cross
eyed owl she calls to me
she calls to me to be
the pope the pope of her
boats a pope of hope
a pope from the church
of constant search a pope
to captain her boat a boat
called thunder bolt
and i say come along all
ye tag along vagabonds
come along to the glory
of the sea
from shining sea to
shining sea come sail her
oceans of devotions with
me
let us be a boat full of hope
full popes

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i'll share my bowl
with you i'll share
what i know in my soul
with you i'll roll round
this whole wide world
with you
be bold standfast
get a lick of the lash
when your words are
true get a lick of the
lash just being you
the curse the worst
we knew
be bold we are heart
to heart we are soul
to soul the blessed
ones the best
we know
be bold i am a frayed
knot of the lash we'll
set sail we will not fail
let go of the shore i'm
told rest assured

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when i was young
i laughed with sheer
joy
as i grow older
the more i cry with
sheer joy
i love out loud
the sound of my
tongue our hearts
beat as one how
young we become
falling in love
i still crave you to
this very day
the way i feel naked
to your touch does
not fade away
god has ordained me
with a love that
sustains me with a
spirit that shines
through my rhyme
i sense you when
i sense the sea i
sense your want
your need to be
forever free
like me

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i've heard your call
all my life i'm chosen
sometimes sometimes
i just shrug it off
its like this huge hug
overwhelms me the
deeper the sweeter
like love like the sea
in my heart a flood
my blood of love the
soft slow glow of my
soul
i keep the seed of
eternity a million suns
all rolled into one on
the tip of my tongue
waiting for your reply
a rainbow across the
sky a kiss between
your thighs a wink
of the eye

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i see you down there
with your life up in the
air
come share my cloud
come share the moon
on a calm silent night
at sea
midnight my afternoons
this is the way i feel
this is what i see when
i look into your eyes
this is what rocks me
my love rock me
on the sea

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i know you become
what you hate but
my god you become
what you love
i become strong when
i long for the sea
some ride a steed some
just plant a seed some
come to the ocean
i become one on the
shore once more
when all i see in me
is the sea
when all i feel in me
is joy joy for every
grain of sand joy for
every wave of play
joy for every cry of
the gull this is my
love
a love in motion
my love of the
oceans

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the wind catches
my mind my thoughts
my sails
my tongue a flapping
flag in a gale
these words pushing
me pushing me from
sea to sea
around the world
gladly
pulling me you first
then my heart my
soul madly like a
curse
when i was a sailor
i did not fail her
she did not say no
long ago
she fills my sails
to this very day
the wind catches
me and i watch
my words sail
away

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if i touch you
like the sea touches
me
if i kiss you and bring
you to your knees
and then rock you
rock you all you
please
could you make love
to me like the
sea
you need bravery
my love to open
your heart to open
your art to the open
sea
how great thou art
how sacred and
free
upon the open
oceans upon the
open seas deep
beneath the waves
opened
me

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the sea taught
me to sail my
thoughts
an understanding
a lunar landing taught
to judge not
the sea showed me
what love could be
without body or face
i know you are the
beauty of god without
a trace of hate
yes matey i'm crazy
my gold is my soul
my greatness is in
my heart my strength
is gentleness
put me sea right between
your eyes right between
your thighs
salty salty me out on
the sea let us all be
the sum of
one

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oh how i wish
i was born a fish
a fast fish a little bit
big fish lots of fins
with eyes that spin
fish
my colors will shine
you right out of your
mind you
even the blind can
see you
you know where you
can always find me
bait your line to fate
me join me in my
swim
you have seen from
above i only swim
in deep deep
love

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i wonder if i look
at an aquarium the
same way a fish looks
at a submarine
like what the fuck is in
there like what the fuck
is that doing there
such a fragile existence
to witness
if something goes wrong
and something always
goes wrong at the wrong
time
i still think the tiniest
things could be the death
of me
i wonder do fish get PTSD
living in aquariums
fish not free is not very
good therapy for
me

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is there a dancer
amongst you a minstrel
a painter a potter a singer
a drummer a tune amongst
you where be my music
where be my crew
come along sing along
i want to ride along
side you
be my crew
you and you and you
lets not go where the
ice wind blows
lets set sail to the course
that maps through our
veins the red and blue
lets follow the love in
our blood
choose the winds that
choose you
there are only empty
seas when you are not
in the heart of me
must i sail along alone
am i the only song am
i the only tongue am i
the only one
if you too find this true
speak up sing out and be
my crew

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i am a shell of a man
in the sand
with all this talk of want
and need i've become
the sea
the sea is me look
inside for the rising
tide look inside for the
sky see the moon through
my eyes
the deeper the sweeter
call this insanities
call this fantasies
you have no idea
how real this
feels
my voice now slurrs
the rrrrrrrrr i have the
wobble of sea legs on
shore my fish i adore
i am the sea glory be
i can't ask for
more

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the grit turns my
world into pearls
pearls of wisdom
pearls of wit
sometimes sadness
sometimes madness
a single grain of sand
at your command
such is true of a drop
of the ocean blue
such is true of a kiss
to turn my heart into
bliss
such is true when i
touch you to love
you
such is true of my
tongue rolling all
these worlds into
one

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broken shells
and driftwood tell
the tales of the
sea
you'll see what happens
happened to me
every sailor breaks free
we all go crazy matey
out at sea the most
glorious life life can
be
to simply drift to simply
see to simply be my
being
in constant motion
the waves take turns
the winds take turns
the currents take turns
they move my soul
rock me rock me as i
grow old
theres no place i want
to go i just want to go
and say hello to my love
of the sea
where broken shells
and driftwood tell
the tale of me

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if i were a bus i'd
pull right up and
say all aboard
but you see i am
the sea
you must come to
me perhaps on river
wild perhaps you'll
splash me from the
sky perhaps i will
carry you in my heart
when i ship out to
sea
all you really need
to do is shout out
crew me
yell in hell crew me
a thousand waves
going a thousand
different ways all
say crew me crew me
crew me
i will find the ones
who need to find me
i will find the ones
whose destiny is the
sea

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funnel me
from the clouds into
the sea
when i think of the
open oceans i am in
every drop every motion
the salt air her potion
of desire a sunset on
fire
grab me by the balls
and drag my ass down
to the sea please
i hope my boat didn't
sail without me i would
be absent without leave
absent and alone absent
and empty
take me break me
to the bone
teach me to keep my
home in my soul
keep me keep me
keep me
free

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she will
recognize me
when she hears
my song
she will know me
by my love
love
she listens to my
heart
she is my very
blood
she is in fact
the sea
she winks and says
say please
yes i say indeed keep
me free upon the sea
please

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onboard
96 days under
the ocean
then the psych
wards the fault
wars the grateful
dead tours
i knew the doctors
could not cure me
psychic or psychotic
i needed to heal
myself
that is why i have
always been alone
that is why i have
always been in
love
that is why i have
no rage
that is why the hawks
come to say hello
i have no inner
conflict
and i learned well
from my beloved
spirit tell
she asks me about
you all the time
she mends my weep
till i weep with joy

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there are no fences
only her arms
to hold me
i have the strength
of many
broken dreams
i have the strength
of gentleness and the
power of silence
you hear my solitude
you have my want
look for love and if
theres none there
put some there
puff puff pass
show me what you
are able to bring to
the table
a brave heart is a
great start
yes i'm willing
willing to do what
it takes to follow my
heart the art of my
heart to the sea lets
put a boat under these
feet and be free

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theres no place
i want to go
i just want to
go
when we get
there i'll know
how we get
there we roam
it doesn't feel
like leaving
it feels like
going home

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the pope
of the boat
new age popeye
new sage sailor
man the true
existential
i am what i am
i am what i am
and thats thats
all that i am
he was a good man
he was a brother
he grew his own
spinach his anchor
was love
guys like that will
always go back to
sea no questions
asked no guarantees
he often shared his
bowl with me
i hope we meet again
someday someday soon
someday
across the sea

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can i take
my cat named scat
to sea wiyh me
perhaps she could
live in my hat
perhaps we would
have no rats
i could teach scat
to fish she would
like that
i'd be trapped though
most of the time with
a cat asleep on my
lap
every one knows the
old man and the sea
no one knew he had
a cat on his knee
polly the parrot is
not the only folly
a cat never talks back
and doesn't fill the
ship with monkey
shit
most pets are pests
thats why they make
such good sailors

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did i mention
her name
would you know
her if she
called
stand on her shores
and ask for your
crazy back
you can never tell
you can never
forget
where you went
and how you
felt
to risk it all
and i did what
it takes
a life of glad
madness in my
wake

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the feeling you get
when you know
you're going to
hell
the feeling you get
when you know
you're going to
have sex
the feeling you get
when you know
you're going to
sea
i can tell
who knew
who are crazy
and who are
free
yes its true
i am a who

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sense me
i sense see
i sense the
emptiness
i sense the need
to mend your
weep
this time all
it takes is a kiss
a kiss to know
a kiss to show
a softness
a willingness
a song of touching
tongues
i give you my
affection
you taste like
the sea

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the thunder
inside of me
awakens
i worry i dread
then the glory
enough said
do you know
what you have
done
the worry the dread
then the glory
enough said
you will not see
the she of the sea
unless you're looking
for love
the worry the dread
enough said

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i hear you my love
your words touch
my heart
i see you clearly
dearly nearly
everywhere
everytime
you are my rhyme
you are the sea in
my mind
on the shore of my
soul a long long
time ago
you never let go
you never said
no
with every yes
i did my best
i want another
chance
the stillness be
damned
i am at your
command

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we are blessed
with struggle
we are blessed
with each others
troubles
i can mend your weep
you can take away
my ache
may i kiss
your fate
i feel the search
of your eyes i can
tell you're brave
as hell
you look for love
and you have a
shine in your eyes
when you see mine
i can tell you are
true i can tell i want
a lifelong heartsong
with you
my gift to you is an
open heart on the
open sea

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some have a child
in their heart
some have mountains
i have the sea deep
deep inside of me
i lived beneath the
waves beneath the
ocean blessed be
blessed be the insanity
the madness the pathos
the psychosis
and in return i learned
the treasures of the
soul
i can give gifts
gifts of pure bliss
gifts of touch to touch
to heal
fix the head mend
the heart polish the soul
you are my pleasure
just try to measure
the greatness of a sailors
heart a sailors art the
greatness the must the
lust of all of us

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do not disturb while
i purge these words
while i make love
poem while i braid
these flames and turn
these words into birds
into the feathers of
forever together
today they are gulls
sandpipers and
pelicans
the hawks talked
the gulls cry
and don't ever say no
the hell he can to a
pelican
the sandpipers scurry
on the shore only want
more and more
my sails are my feathers
lets spin me lets wind
me this ain't no sin me
lets wind me and wind
me and wind me

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i brush my hair
i comb the beach
up to the stars
i sweep a work party
i seek
what more can i do
after i poem you
now hear this now
hear this
the sunset is on fire
the sea as smooth as
glass
the water that burns
the flame that
quenches
the wind begins
my destiny the chime
of my rhyme
be kind remind me
always be kind
she blows the sands
of time right out
of my mind

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i have come across
many crosses
the cross that i bare
is a square
my prayers are taught
with beautiful thoughts
the most beautiful
i must share the most
beautiful to show i
care
a poem to call you
home a poem to light
your soul a poem to
keep open your
heart
look straight up the
mainsail mast
how many crosses
can you carry
do you want to be
pope
drop your burden
right into the deep
blue sea
let go of anything
that is not love
let go of anything
that is not free
may your cross be
another mast out
upon the open
sea

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may i evoke your
response
you did not look
you do not see
you do not care
yet you judge
everybody can see
whats wrong with
a person who always
has to be right
there will be none
of you in my crew
i will leave you in
your hell your heart
has no love for me
you are confined
to your mind
i got up and flew
away

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its just as hard
for me as it is
for you
engulfed by demons
my medicine is my
freedom
may i teach you
to teach yourself
i go solo
it takes alot longer
but i've become
alot stronger
the reason i write
so much is i don't
let anything stop
me
its funny i write best
when i have nothing
to say
i follow the creative
process where ever
it goes
i do the work it takes
to give
and i must always
do my best
my love is my bridge
the bridge of earth and
sky the bridge of grace
and madness the bridge
of land and sea the bridge
of feather and breeze
the bridge of night and
snow the bridge of heart
and soul
my love is in between
every in between
i have the touch i am
the spirit i am larry
love

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do you allow
my feelings
to take you to
break you to
make you sigh
when you realize
how beautiful touch
can be how deep these
words can free
no matter how far
you are from me
we share the same
feeling
you may be out of
reach but you are
always in my
heart
yes its that big
yes its that brave
yes its that love
you've been
missing
may i stir in you
the feeling of the
sea may i share
with you the bond
of the sailors song
may the sea rock
you in my
arms

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put the open sea
in your teacup
put the whole wide
world in your heart
put the universe in
the bowl of your
soul
live this life while
you find your life
love this life while
you find your love
we are the searchers
we are the seekers
wayfarers who
became seafarers
put your hope in
your boat put the
wind between your
ears
brace yourself for
the grace the madness
of the sea
all that is left to say is
godammit woman
come with me
to the sea
to the sea
to the sea

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keep it strong
keep it true
keep it pure
i love you