by Meme   Feb 5, 2013

Dear Admiral,

I wonder what color is the
water beneath, and what
are those stars drawing
in your sky tonight. And
I wonder which wind is
caressing your face, and
which sun is brightening
your eyes.

And also tell me, how come
these thousand unstamped
letters keep finding me, but
never allowing me to find you!

Where are you now?
Sailing amidst the seas of my
doubts? Or steering your
helm towards the unknown?


Please! An address is all I ask.

Or let my heart summon yours
to my shores, let your soul be
anchored with mine, and let me
be your destination..

your final harbor..

© Copyright 2013 by: gIrL


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  • 6 years ago

    by Prasad B

    Dat was a wonderful piece of poetically perfect letter....:)
    gr8 work as always n u come up vid masterpieces matching d expectations of d readers of each n every genre...
    keep it up

    • 6 years ago

      by Meme

      Its been a really long time Karan, nice to see you here again :)

  • 7 years ago

    by Maple Tree

    Seeing Momma's "cute" up there makes me cry... She loved this poem Meme, and Jim and I want to thank you for allowing us to have this read for her <3

    • 7 years ago

      by Meme

      You are both very welcome sweetie

  • 7 years ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    [Weekly Contest Comment: 2/11/13]

    I felt, too, this was a tender write. The wonder and curiosity gives off such innocence to the reader and I honestly can't help but smile when you ask "Where are you now?". This write soothes me when reading, and it also reminds me of when we are searching for ourselves, wondering where we will go, where we've come from. The creativity in beginning with "Dear Admiral" and ending with "Sincerely, your final harbor" just warmed my heart....what sincerity. If this person could rest with you and know your heart is home, than that would be all that would matter in life. Wonderful!

  • 7 years ago

    by Milo De Moray

    This is real sweet. I like the way it makes me feel, it has no pretensions, but it promises so much! Thanks for the breath of fresh air meme!

  • 7 years ago

    by PinkyPrincess

    Wow!! I love this poem.... so amazing! I can't believe I just saw this... congratulations on the win! It's such an original and creative poem! I love everything about it... First, I love how it's a letter and you address and 'Admiral' .. and your metaphors and similes were simply beautiful.... I was drawn by the entire poem.

    A beautiful poem! :)

    • 7 years ago

      by Meme

      Hehe, thanks hon :)