That siren song …

The song of the sea,

that siren song ..

air of enchantress sorcery.

Waves which pound

from fathoms deep in

plangent echoes of sea-witch sound

lapping the shores of sleep ..

The song of the sea,

air of maritime mystery

swirling in seaweed

borne on the tide ..

that siren call

from blue oceans wide

keeping my soul in thrall … .

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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4 Responses to That siren song …

  1. Oh my, what a little piece of beauty!

  2. atomsofstars says:

    Hello LMHS .. why, thank you very much! I’m so pleased you’ve heard her song, too ..

  3. Shermeen says:

    Perfect picture to go with a mesmerising poem. You know so well to capture the ambience in such few words.

  4. atomsofstars says:

    Thank you so much .. it is one of my favourite places .. the site of my avatar picture. I call the small island, ‘Siren rock’. It lures me there at all times of the year .. when the sea is turquoise and jade in the Spring and Summer or when steel grey waves sweep shoreward in the Autumn and Winter.
    It’s a surfer’s paradise .. great rollers curving along the perfect sandy beach ..

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