Mermaid

At the bottom of the ocean
Was a mermaid clad in gold
The secrets of her heart
Remained as yet untold

A sailor once she’d happened on
Drowning beneath the raging sea
Though she’d wanted him for herself
With love she set him free

Her journal is filled with sketches
His face from every view
Would he remember her kindness
She wondered if he knew

Swimming to the surface
She needed to feel the breeze
A boat – it happened so quickly
Trapped – she had been seized

She didn’t try to fight it
She really didn’t care
What life had she beneath the waves
With noone her heart to share

Her face fell upon the sailor
But she could not speak a word
At last I’ve found you love, he said
Proof the unspoken word is heard

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27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. MichelleMarie
    Jan 24, 2016 @ 03:37:11

    Hi Hello Howdy! Happy um I can’t remember what do it is but Happy Happy Day! Yay! This is beautiful! ❤ I love this Mermaid!

    • busymindthinking
      Feb 09, 2016 @ 01:02:50

      Huge grin. We have too much fun. If anyone ever read our exchanges they’d think we’re crazy; good thing we like that just fine. Should we IM or text next? Bahaha

  2. Writing to Freedom
    Jan 24, 2016 @ 07:54:39

    Sweet!

  3. saadia peerzada
    Jan 24, 2016 @ 13:52:09

    Love this. The poem is beautiful ❤

  4. syl65
    Jan 24, 2016 @ 17:08:35

    The call of true love. Wonderful sis! HSHBLT

  5. davebarclay1954
    Jan 25, 2016 @ 06:23:04

    Lovely poem, so pleased you reposted it. Romantic and a happy ending.

  6. Ancient Skies
    May 28, 2016 @ 23:22:38

    Truly beautiful!

  7. kiaman2012/Greg
    May 29, 2016 @ 00:36:50

    Exceptional poetry!

  8. Noora
    Jun 22, 2016 @ 11:29:06

    This is wonderful poetry! It is always a true pleasure to read your work. How are you, Belinda?

    • busymindthinking
      Jul 18, 2016 @ 00:11:43

      Hi, sweet one, I have taken a break from wordpress and just posted for the first time in a while. Thank you for always being so supportive. I hope you’re having an incredible summer. Huge hugs!!

      • Noora
        Jul 18, 2016 @ 06:55:49

        It’s always good to see you here. Hope all is beautiful in your world, Belinda. Love, light, peace. Always.

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