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By Elsa Michaela | @surfthoughtPublished 4 months ago 1 min read

Quiet she takes you


While your mind wonders

Charmed, wave after wave

Land blurred all the same

Its mark’s deceptive

And distant

Watching matchstick people

Powerless, she tips you

Hand to hand

Like a beetle

Never gaining ground,

you understand

For a moment

Before panic consumes you

How sleepy you are

And how quick to slip

Into distraction

How lethal is thought

When the water is stilled

On the surface

And the set

Sneaks through in secret

Isn’t it funny how easily you are caught (?)

Swept cleanly


Its ok though,

you learned last time

To swim sideways

And you are stronger now


Carried gladly by the current but never her prisoner

Forgiving of her nature

And easy in her presence

nature poetry

About the Creator

Elsa Michaela | @surfthought

When you hear a song

One that stops you in your tracks

That seems spoken from your own mind

Do you listen and listen again?

Follow its streams until a tide,

Inside you

Rushes to fill in the small hollow parts

…Yeah, me too

INSTA - @surfthought

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