There is an ocean between us, an ocean of words left unspoken.  The waters, deep, dark, and murky, swallowing the whispers. Did you hear the crashing waves beat upon the shore; they brought forth rage.

There is an ocean between us, an ocean of regrets.  Appreciate, there will never be closure, never any reasons given that will end searching, ease the heart ache, calm the spirit.  Perhaps, you heard the waves as they gently rocked a heart?

There is an ocean between us;  tears will continue to flow. For that is what happens when betrayal is sent spinning forth onto a universe.  A price is paid; you were willing to pay it.  Listen in the wind as the gulls cry out to the heavens above.

There is an ocean between us; I forgave you from the start. May you never feel the pain brought about by your actions.  May you come to forget your part in the messiness of a life.  When you look upon the residue, may you feel no shame.  Look onto the surface of the ocean;  like a mirror, you see your reflection shining forth the truth.

There is an ocean between us; the tides pull back and forth depositing treasures upon the shores. Hearts break; love is blind.  To every life there will come a time to reflect upon one’s legacy.  Look upon the sand, you will find my gift to you.  It will come in the form of a heart-shaped stone.  Pick it up.  Treasure it.  It is all you will ever have to remind you of what you lost.

8 Comments on “An Ocean Between Us

  1. Lynne, I’m not sure if this is a poem or an essay. Lovely.

      • I did! It’s on sale on Amazon. When I went to look for it I discovered I had a lot of books in my cart that I had never paid for. Sigh. Now I have to be barred from book shopping for a while. But it’s on the way ;).

      • lol~ You won’t regret purchasing this story. It is one of my favourite stories, quite a “dear” read as the reader can really sense Angela’s struggle to be honest vs. her wish to have and keep a “baby” doll. The illustrations are lovely.

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