open seas

one deep breath this week’s prompt: treasure
photo: schreibmeister7 photobucket

reaching the shoreline
brought instant relief
from the static of life

salty air inspires
the lofty breeze

releases the soul
from the misfortune
of obscure burdens

with a single drop
the vessel shifts
overflows and releases

shedding familar frailty
afloat in the open seas
breathing once again

content with the
subtle power
of constant movement


8 thoughts on “FoundTreasure

  1. The movement is expressed beautifully in the poem. I particularly liked the idea that the ‘lofty breeze’ could be ‘inspired by the salty air’, releasing ‘the soul/from obscure burdens’.

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