The Sea

Today calm waters, Golden sunlight caressing velvety ripples, The breeze is gentle. Tomorrow roaring waves, A hundred feet high, Monstrous, blind and cruel, Deafening rage, The wind is wild. On the sea bed, Pits and trenches, Dark and treacherous, Created over time, The sea and the human heart, Are so alike. Eventide Sea and Waves…

Birth

Anesthetized by action, She passes one hour after the other. One day after the other. Years pass by. She gets a quiet moment, And gazes out of the window. She had millions inside her. Millions of people. A mother, a lover, a businesswoman. A traveler, a prostitute, a writer. A poet, a wife, a painter….