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Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Hunger



The secrets of the sea
contained in a shell,
the wind whispers yours
and mine.
The hunger alive,
words in the grains of the earth.
I seek
watching the birds diving,
fishing for iridescent fish,
they know the secrets of the world.
You cast with anticipation,
bright eyes,
the eternal boy that knows
his way to the lighthouse 
in the stormy sea.
The waves fierce and tender
unknown mysteries that will
never reveal themselves.
Yet, 
I am the seeker,
the wanderer, 
the poet,
the mother,
wondering,
questioning,
always hungry for more.


Our wonderful community at http://dversepoets.com/ is celebrating a three year anniversary. So grateful for all the poets that have become friends and supporters on this poetic quest. 

42 comments:

  1. I know the hunger, find little mysteries while swimming in the larger ones. What a fine poem!

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  2. smiles. i am always hungry for more as well...there is so much to be discovered in this word...so many mysteries...if not to solve, than to appreciate...

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  3. Lovely poem. Life is so much about seeking the mysteries, and appreciating them.
    Nice to celebrate with Dverse. Glad I met you through this community.

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  4. Always looking for more, a good hunger to have as mysteries abound.

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  5. the seeker - the wanderer - i def. can relate to this...so much to be discovered yet... what an adventure...

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  6. Ah, yes, always hungering for more. To question is a wonderful thing.

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  7. I love the imagery in your poem, Ayala, especially the waves 'fierce and tender'.

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  8. I love all the roles you explore in this poem. You need to nourish the hunger for each of these identities.

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  9. It is good to be hungry.. in this instance. Good job. Well-penned. :-)
    -HA

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  10. How beautiful. You have captured the soul of the poet in this.

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  11. I too am always hungry for more ~ I think its the secret for a more enjoyable life ~

    Thank you for your lovely words Ayala ~

    Grace

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  12. Yes, always searching, always seeking out new answers in even the most mundane. Very nice. Very true.

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  13. you and mrs. anne lindbergh have something in common... lovely piece

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  14. Such an awesome! poem.

    the hunger for secrets is the life we should enter.

    Beautiful.

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  15. Exquisite poem. I am captivated by all the nature references. And to always know the way to the lighthouse in a storm is one of the best things in life, what a great line.

    I like your hunger -- makes for wonderful words.

    xooxo

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  16. Always hungry is always alive. Lovely pictures of nature you paint here.

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  17. it's important to stay hungry; never settling is what keeps spice in your life... smiles... also, the imagery of--and surrounding--the sea - very vivid :)

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  18. "I am the seeker, the wanderer, the poet...." beautiful Ayala!

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  19. It's wonderful reading this and not only do you speak your thoughts but with each poem you help at least one person solve a problem.

    Keep doing a great job Ayala

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  20. I am the seeker.... beautifully written - K

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  21. so many beautiful word pictures Ayala...

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  22. Well..i haven't seen the sweet smile of that dog's face in a while...

    And glad to be back this way..

    to hear your beautiful words of the connectedness of Nature...

    So smiles!

    and have a GREAT! REST OF the BALL OF LIFE2!
    AS THE HUNGER OF LIFE..AND LESSONS COMING!
    never satiated..
    DOES MOST DEFINITELY FUEL!
    AND!
    make Life worth Living to me!2!:)

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  23. 3 years already? time flies. this is another of your wonderful poems.

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  24. I think we are all seekers & wanderers searching, and yes, hungering for more. beautifully said.

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  25. Ayala, your words are always lovely. Keep seeking, keep writing, keep the 'hunger.'

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  26. Lovely, Ayala, you speak for all of us.

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  27. The ending is awesome! A poem in itself.

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  28. I like the waves fierce and tender who will never reveal themselves..the mystery of poetry.

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  29. Great thoughts here, and well-written. Nice work!

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  30. I've always liked that attitude of hungry for more. excellent poem ayala.

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  31. In all ways curious, hungry for more knowledge, experience, wonder. Beautifully said here, Ayala. Happy Anniversary @ dVerse!

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  32. I'm always hungry for your poems. :-)

    Greetings from London.

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  33. Ayala
    May all of your hearts desire be fulfilled.
    Lovely poem ...

    (Thanks for the kind birthday wishes on FB... You were right, Sheryl Crow was great, we had fun :)

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    1. Happy you had a great time and thank you so much.

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  34. have a lovely weekend ayala - hope you're enjoying your summer

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  35. You have such a heart of compassion, always evident in your poems. Thank you for the kind words you always leave in my blog comments. ❤

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  36. Thank you my dear Leslie. <3

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  37. All the best to you on your wonderful quest. xo

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  38. Let us all be always hungry for more wisdom, knowledge and righteousness :-)

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