Poetry

The Ocean Awaits

A surprise to my former self: here I live

Catherine Oceano
Poetry Playground
Published in
2 min readApr 4, 2024

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A white and green-trimmed boat floats on a clear sea. Clouds float across a blue sky and there are coniferous trees on the hill at the shoreline
Author’s home. Photo credit: author, Catherine Oceano

The ocean is my home
I’m not a mermaid
but I abide just above the
water level

My home floats
and travels
across the sea,
the one outside my porthole

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Catherine Oceano
Poetry Playground

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