Revelation

Bermuda mesmerizes.
Breeze ruffles tall grass,
erases footsteps.

Timeworn calcarenites protrude,
seaside sentinels
revealed in low tide glory.

I stand gazing.
And somehow
in this raw natural place,

understanding dawns.
You are with me,
my forever love.

Written for dVerse, the virtual pub for poets, where today it’s OLN….Open Link Night. Post any one poem of your choice. Yes, we are in Bermuda, until April 6th. Photos from Tobacco Bay, one of our favorite places here, about a 10 minute walk from our rental in St. George. Bermuda never disappoints!

28 thoughts on “Revelation

    • lillian March 8, 2018 / 3:15 pm

      …and the water really is this beautiful. Photos not doctored at all.

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  1. Gospel Isosceles March 8, 2018 / 3:08 pm

    Oh, lovely place. The description of “seaside sentinels” is wonderful and also leaves me to wonder just enough just who is “understanding dawns”, you the visitor, or the ones ever standing watch.

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  2. annell4 March 8, 2018 / 3:10 pm

    I can be true. When least expected, you appear, and stand with me. Beautiful poem!

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    • lillian March 8, 2018 / 3:16 pm

      Thank you, Anel..it truly is a beautiful place.

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  3. sanaarizvi March 8, 2018 / 3:20 pm

    Ohh this is absolutely breathtaking, Lillian 😊 glad to know you are enjoying yourself in Bermuda πŸ’–

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  4. Carol J Forrester March 8, 2018 / 3:22 pm

    Beautiful photos and a lovely poem to go with them. Enjoy your time in Bermuda.

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  5. alisonhankinson March 8, 2018 / 3:38 pm

    What amazing rocks and what and the poem makes it sound serene and timeless.

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  6. Misky March 8, 2018 / 3:45 pm

    Oh this makes me long for warmer weather and the scent of the sea. Lovely.

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  7. Vivian Zems March 8, 2018 / 4:06 pm

    Beautiful images all mirrored in your words. Have a lovely vacation!

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  8. Linda Kruschke March 8, 2018 / 4:17 pm

    Your poem is as mesmerizing as the views. Wish I was there, too.

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  9. Candy March 8, 2018 / 5:29 pm

    a sentimental feeling in a beautiful setting – truly lovely

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  10. scotthastiepoet March 8, 2018 / 5:34 pm

    Lovely Lillian, your experience and the sensibility it evokes and the emotions it evokes radiate beautifully from this piece.

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  11. rothpoetry March 8, 2018 / 6:27 pm

    What a beautiful spot and gorgeous photos. I like the understanding of the dawn…perhaps the dawn of creation??
    Dwight

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  12. Grace March 8, 2018 / 6:32 pm

    I would love to be there. The place is dazzling indeed!

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  13. rosross March 8, 2018 / 10:57 pm

    Nature is the true cathedral of the soul.

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  14. Adda March 8, 2018 / 11:02 pm

    So wonderful you are enjoying your love(s)!

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  15. dornahainds March 9, 2018 / 8:08 pm

    Fabulous.. 😎πŸ₯€πŸ˜ŽπŸ₯€πŸ˜ŽπŸ₯€

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  16. Bekkie Sanchez March 10, 2018 / 2:54 pm

    Bermuda sounds stupendous! Anywhere the footsteps get erased is good with me. Nice to place to make love in the tall grasses.

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