tempest

waves of memories
crashing
splashing
against
desire

droplets of hope
glittering
like fire
in the iron grey
of despair

tides of nevermore
churning
in the depth
of yesteryear
and forevermore

a siren’s song
of what will be
qué será, será
whirling
swirling
in the darkness
of the ocean
that is my mind

the sky above
heavy with clouds
of denial
drenched
in fear
of what may be
and sometimes
of what will never be

strong winds
announcing change
hidden depths
rising to the light
besmirching
the cool blue
leaving behind
white horses
soft breezes
and a return to
calm
reflecting nothing but
the blameless sky.


© Sybille Sterk
Do not copy or publish this poem in any way, shape or form without my written permission.

tempest

Sybille Sterk

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Came to me when I was editing an image of a wave breaking at the shore. It made me think about all the emotions swirling around in our subconscious and how sometimes they all just seem to swirl up at the same time leaving us stranded and gasping for air.


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