A Thousand Other Worlds


[Oxnard, California — March 30, 2006 — Journal Entry (A poem)]

 

I’m sitting on

the beach, looking

out at the Pacific

Ocean.  The smell of

the salt lifts in

the air

The beauty is hard

to describe as a

collision of sensory

details calm me

softly.  Not a care

in the world

sits beside me

I merely be

Just an onlooker

at something magnificent

the birds hawk

and coo

a child plays

the ocean serenades

me with her soft

whisper ways

Underneath the water

lie a thousand other

worlds.  lucky to be watching this,

I coo

Photo by Megan Oteri Copyright 2006

memomuse lives in the Northern Hemisphere with her husband, son, two dogs, and imagination.  She often wonders about things like what the stars look like in the Southern hemiphere. 
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I am an arts educator, writer, poet, photographer, and mama. United Arts Council Artist in the Schools and Writer-in-Residence -- I am available to conduct workshops and residencies: Memoir, Writing, Poetry, Spoken Word, Poetry Slams. Contact me for more information. Also available for freelance writing and photography. I am also working on a historic food memoir: http://evanstoncommmunitykitchen.wordpress.com

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