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The Returning Wave

by Bérengère Balteau 11 months ago in heartbreak
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Original poetry by Bérengère B.

And if you ever ask me

I will deny it.

But if only you knew

It is perhaps because I saw you in him,

That I got blindly carried away

By his laugh

The promise

Of a returning wave.

And yet, just as the perpetual waves

You were meant to come and leave.

And I, like the sailor I will always be

was meant to move through each

Perpetual question

Why do I want to see the same wave crashing on the shore of my dreams?

So if you ask me

I will deny it.

But if only you knew,

Buried in front of the lighthouse

I left a piece of me

A red light scanning the sea

Hoping for the day

I will see

The Steel blue wave returning

and never leaving.


About the author

Bérengère Balteau

And I have spent hours wondering what to write here but, just like the sailor, I too, have found myself lost but always on my way. So I write, hoping that one day, my words will reach the red light above the cliff, and perhaps I'll know.

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