Love poems for a hopeful Wednesday… Like an Ocean by the South African author Yolanda Beukes. Enjoy it! The poem deserves a careful reading.
Like an Ocean by Yolanda Beukes
Like an ocean you compelled emotions to
Stir within me I never knew exist.
How can I feel love, hate and pity all within me?
That once heart of stone that turned to love
That passion evoked by tender words
Melting this iron heart of isolation
Infusing it with love I knew could never last
And making wishes on stones of forever
Just till your forever could not withstand
Another day of what has been created.
Like an ocean you washed away sensation
Of reliance, integrity and devotion
How can your reply be so bare?
That once heart of stone greet me
And I am to welcome it with arms open,
But the satisfaction will not be mine
For oceans can wash away fear as well
And here I stand again waiting
Just till the waves remove the iron
Till the wind direct me to my destination.