02 December 2007

Not for me the rough seas

Picture of Kovalam. Credits to my daughter-in-law.

Not for me the rough seas of turbulent emotions;

The swirling murky waters of a troubled sea,

Not the riding up on the crest of the choppy wave

To drop into the trough.


For me, I strive for the serenity of a calm ocean,

(Kovalam on a sunlit December morning?)

The clear waters of awareness, of quietitude,

Flowing like a balm through me.

No exciting surfer’s paradise;

Rather, the staid peace of a gentle sea.

7 comments:

  1. Thanks, I love the sea and miss it so much. Thanks for giving me a bit of it this morning.

    O.

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  2. Kollam , Kovalam - both the same?

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  3. Not at all EL. Kollam is the old Quilon. Kovalam is the beach near Trivandrum.
    Btw, Onedia, you'll love Seaside Sharon then.

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  4. 'No exciting surfer’s paradise; Rather, the staid peace of a gentle sea.'
    How true sometimes one needs to barter for tranquility and peace.It energizes the person to take on life's challenges.the picture was good.

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  5. Apropos your comment to Srin on my blog the earlier header was a close up of a diya on my verandah on Diwali night .

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  6. Lighthouses...one of my favorites!!

    I love the Christmas additions to your blog. It is very much in the spirit of the holidays. Good job!!

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