There is a Stillness about the Sea.

There is today
a stillness over the sea,
not a wave nor a scud of foam
stirs her to life,
No blowing salt flavours the still air
no ripple or undulating flow,
no current, no undertow.
Silent and still she lies.
The surface viscous as silver grey
mercury at contained rest,
wind from neither east or west.
And even the woven hem
she offers to the coast,
drops silently
as a whispering ghost,
breaking in hush
and gentle sigh.
And in silence too,
I walk by.

© Dave Kavanagh @ daithiocaomanaigh.com

2 thoughts on “There is a Stillness about the Sea.

  1. And even the woven hem
    she offers to the coast,
    drops silently
    as a whispering ghost

    My favorite line from a mesmerizing poem about one of my favorite subjects. Thank you!!

    Like

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