*The Ocean of Forever*

For My Love

The dream had whispered a name
through the distance and darkness
Life had stopped in that moment
ages ago
frozen within the mirror of expectations
promising an eternal waiting

At the edge of insanity
my soul
became a bird with the broken wings
unable to move to feel
It lived in the acceptance of emptyness
in resignation
Until the day
when the vision came to life again
with a sudden breath of the remembrance
A beam of light shone through the black cloud
At the very first sight
it brought the strange sense of warmth
the sound of a heartbeat
A very known stranger
from the kingdom of dreams
woke up the dormant bird of my soul
He gave her its wings back
It is captured now
it is released to fly
across the ocean of forever


© Eclipse 2008 – 2011

~ by Eclipse on April 21, 2011.

43 Responses to “*The Ocean of Forever*”

  1. Another touching evidence that you dip your pen in lifeblood.

  2. Well done reminds me of each of our inner Phoenix. Btw i love when i read someone’s work and it involves a bird analogy its so charming.

  3. Dark and amazing imagery! Loved this!

  4. Strikes a chord

  5. delightful and dark! wow! LOVED the ending.

  6. Wonderful piece! I loved it immensely.

  7. Yes beautiful layered poem, thank you !

  8. Just perfect. Nice Rally entry.

  9. Such a beautiful love poem… The last five lines are just perfect!

  10. Nice — I like it.

  11. What more can I say Eclipse that hasnt already been said in all of the above.. Your poetry always leaves me thinking, and holds me captivated in its spell and breathless for more..
    Love as always my dear friend.. Dreamwalker xx

  12. Stopping by from the rally. Such beautiful words.

  13. beautiful. I can relate to this. reminds me of when i first saw my love 🙂

  14. When that ‘someone’ comes, never let that person leave your life. Wonderful poem 🙂

  15. wonderful imagery!

  16. beautiful ….love a good ending too …thank you

  17. …..um…yeah…breathless!

  18. God. It is beautiful. Loved the picture it painted.

  19. Such depth and feeling here .Lovely imagery too.Bless you .

  20. wonderful imagery weaved … very nicely done! thank you for sharing!

  21. I can understand putting your life on hold – as if you were already dead – until something or someone you’ve been waiting for is brought back to you. Wonderful poetry!

  22. The ocean of forever is a lovely image and makes sense of most things. You capture the emotions of love wonderfully. A lovely poem. Thanks.

  23. Mesmerizing……….And liberating.Beautiful words 🙂

  24. The soul flies out of the dark night into the light.
    I really love the ocean of forever.

  25. Wow!….It’s mesmerizing and the picture it created in my mind is beautiful ..From hopeless to hope and to continue across the ocean forever..


  26. What a lovely, dreamy and mysterious quality to this poem! Loved reading it, loved listening to it, and enjoyed my “dip” into your “Ocean.”

    Here is my more frivolous entry:

  27. great piece of poetry.. my thursday post : http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/06/20/me-before-us/

  28. little fairy tales you tell with your words! lovely …

  29. “A beam of light shone through the black cloud.” Poignantly beautiful…loved the poem.

  30. I really like this. Nice work

  31. Thank you for sharing your work, you evoke such imagery.

  32. Love the ocean … just came from an ocean holiday … heavy heart … heavy heart, my friend Eclipse … Love your poem, thank you … cat.

  33. bittersweet…

    well penned.

  34. Another powerful piece.


  35. This is beautiful. Fly 🙂

  36. You put images in your poem that just blows me away, Eclipse! 🙂 Thank u very much.

  37. I love the language in this poem, great use of imagery Eclipse!

  38. Very nice poem love the imagery! Happy Rally!

  39. Birth is like that. How many time have you been born anew?

  40. I once had such a moment… Yet it didn’t last much so I’m back where I was left before…

  41. ❤ you.

  42. This is fantastic, deep and packed with imagery.
    Great job eclipse

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