©2010 The Happy Surfer

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    Dedicated to my fellow poet jeanpnkldyg and to all those who love me.

    ©2010 The Happy Surfer

    Im surfing on the winds of time
    water flowing beneath my board
    life here with no reason or rhyme
    on the highest waves ive soared.

    I see you all on the sandy shore
    smiles on your faces masking your fears
    wishing I could be so much more
    than a happy surfer gliding here.

    I know there is danger lurking, I cant name
    you see the sharks waiting to devour
    but I cannot worry just the same
    now is the moment to seize the hours.

    I used to fear almost everything
    preventing with cunning what could be
    but no longer can I run from the pain
    do the people I love really see?

    I'll keep riding the wind and waves of life
    choosing love over what remains without it
    if things come to pass that give me strife
    I will be glad I took a chance and didnt quit.

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    angel33614 commented on ©2010 The Happy Surfer

    08-09-2010

    Purely inspiring poem my dear friend, very emotional, bravo! While the poem speaks of a surfer and the waves and creates a very prolific image i feel this is just a metaphysical representation of life's trial and tribulations, and the journey we all travel. I feel this poem speaks about the pain and agony of one's pastas sharks bring fear to one' heart, fear of the unknown, fear of being hurt, the happy sufer a mask of emotions to what lies deeper within. The realization that life is difficult and the trials and tribulations are all part of the ride, hang on to the board and enjoy it while it lasts since it is always too short. great poem my friend, very deep! perhaps I see, perhaps I am blind. Purity of the soul, journey well!!! with grace and humility your friend ANGEL

    jeanpnkldyg commented on ©2010 The Happy Surfer

    08-05-2010

    There is a new twist added to the surfer's life here - "I see you all on the sandy shore smiles on your faces masking your fears" And, they don't know - because they won't even get in the water! Humbled to have this dedication... Jean

    ginga commented on ©2010 The Happy Surfer

    08-04-2010

    insideme Attitude is needed for great poetry and here your attitude to press on against all ods is respectable. ginga

    Insideme

    08/04/2010

    Thank you for the compliment, it really means the world to hear. Hope all is well for you Ginga.

    Poetry is what is lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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