Letter to the Sea – Original Poem with Audio

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Out to sea we will meet
Distant strangers together under a starry sky

In our differences, we see the world through a spectrum of colors
Different languages, looks, beliefs, morals and relationships; yet one unified bond
The pursuit of meaning and love

Each moment an explosion of millions of actions pulsating in a thunderstorm of emotion causing a chain reaction so raw with intensity we can only respect its being

Each one of us a gift
Each moment a mother touches her newborn for the first time, a legacy
Babies first steps, a dream becomes reality
A first kiss, fear is shed and enlightenment found
A vow of love, the ultimate promise
A reflection of life, the soundtrack of the harmonies of our days

Close your eyes to hate
Shed away the fear
Find comfort in the love that surrounds
Have faith in the hands that created you
Take shelter in the relationships that protect

Let this message be a guide to your continued journey
Look back on your footprints in the sand; soon to be washed away but forever secured safely in your lock box of life’s precious times

Each step a new beginning toward your destiny
One filled with conviction

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Make these words a pledge to find inner peace and live with passion
Leap in the air and let gravity take hold
It is in this moment, new and fresh, you will become wonderful

Audio – http://www.spreaker.com/user/7504265/letter-to-the-sea-original-poem

Hope (A Message in a Bottle to the World) by Gabriella with Audio

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I hope for peace and happiness to touch other as is has touched me
I hope to understand why my journey has been so trying and the role for the losses and suffering that have occurred.
I hope to be forgiven for my trespasses, and for the hurt I cause others.

In the face of suffering, I hope for a world where the burdens we all carry are lifted for moments that continue to make our human journey worth it.
I hope that we are all connected by an energy that makes our beings eternal

May someday the suffering that touches our lives, occasionally punctuated by happiness, be completely lifted.
Where there is so much despair, I hope God exists.

I hope that fate is real.
I hope that any hungry, hurting person finds solace in this plea to the universe
I hope to someday hear my father sing to me, to feel my mother drape a blanket over me when I am cold, to feel my sister’s embrace, to see my lost friends again
I hope to never forget what it feels like to comb my father’s hair.
I hope for an eternal love that runs so deep and pure it culminates as a fusion of our matter into another being, with a perfect soul and beautiful eyes.

I hope that person understands the things we never will.
I hope to have our hearts and minds join forever

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I hope for our journeys to continue to improve the lives of others.
I hope that our footprints on this earth make it a better place

I hope we someday understand why there are so many stars in the sky, why we are here, why there is pain, happiness, creation.
I hope for love to guide every day of the rest our lives

Audio – Hope – A Message in the Bottle for the World by Gabriella

Crying – Original Poem with Audio

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I’ve been crying lately
Over the senseless deaths
Screaming for peace and only finding war
The blue eyes of babies never to see again
The nourishing milk of mothers runs dry
The well of water frozen
The dreams of a future black

Minds erased by impossibility

Why am I crying?
So far away, their ruins remain

Never spoke a word
Never shared a smile
Never showed compassion for their breath
Now they breathe no more

Victims of another man’s war
Can a compassionate omnipotent father allow this piercing pain?
Hundreds of our Earth’s children silenced in an instant

Why am I crying?
Can this be tears of hope or acceptance of defeat

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Shattered and broken
As the smoke clears, questions answered
Fingers pointed
Lives lost
Sharp edges remain; blood dripping from the ashes

A sight not to be witnessed; yet we cannot turn away

Why am I crying?
I cry, because they no longer can

Audio – http://www.spreaker.com/user/7504265/crying-original-poem

Moonhunting – Original Poem by Gabriella with Audio

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A girl skipping in kitten heels,
A boy with a goldfish memory
We set out into a charmed night,
David Bowie leading the way.

Seeking the waning lantern’s light
The orange core of gravity
We found the tide mysteriously high,
As the moon tugged at the sea.

We teetered on the Battery rail
Waves licking the retaining wall
The moon pulled us nearer still
Into each other’s appetent arms

Before tonight, we led imperfect lives
And the moon was not our friend
He stole our days, and lit the way
Into mistakes only made at night.

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Our Aquarian souls with bucket hearts
Filled and emptied, countless times
We sink them to the bottom of this sea
To where they will never again be empty

And the orange glow on the choppy waves
Lights a path between our lips
And we take this moment not to kiss
But declare peace on a captive moon

Audio – http://www.spreaker.com/user/7504265/moonhunting-original-poem-by-gabriella

Jump – Original Poem by Raquel Avila with Audio

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I haven’t landed yet
I am still in the air, actually
Holding on to thin air

Behind me are the walls of fear I built up for four decades
Do I turn around and relive the pain?

In air, I have time to choose
In front of me, there is a lawn of purity
An endless sunshine that makes me squint with joy

I hear dove wings flutter as they break clouds with their wings
A breeze gathers momentum
It pushes me slightly

I sense an ocean tide has pulled within the landscape
Becomes my own

I have chosen not to land
I have chosen to stay in mid air where the butterflies loop in semi-circles around my face
To land is to face fears

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I go down one step at a time
I go down now and feel the ground

On sturdy feet, I can whisper to hear where I’ve been

This journey
This Life, I take not for granted

Audio – http://www.spreaker.com/user/7504265/jump-original-poem-by-raquel-avila

Discovering You – Original Poem with Audio by Gabriella

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As a tribute to a beautiful lost era
We discovered one another
Feathers, diamonds, a lace dress

Your smile shattered me
Into wistful regrets.
Silently carried
Until I saw you again

From across the gaming room,
It was impossible to heed
The warning of your charms

I honed to your sparkling mind
And dined on your presence
Until I dreamt of you all night

Toiling for days, lost my way
Yearning for those words of beauty
I found them in you, impromptu

In a fortress of our holy city
They spiraled in my brain waking up the sleeping parts of my grieving soul

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Until a fateful night
A courtyard of moonlight
You woke a siren in my core

That night in my bed
A dream came over me
And I woke knowing I need you
Where art thou, love?

Come explore with me,
We will trespass this old city

Two children together
In this invisible world
Souls linked in unspoken words

We carried each other away
And we loved effortlessly
As the midnight stole the day

Audio – http://www.spreaker.com/user/7504265/discovering-you-poem-by-gabriella

You Will Never Be On Your Own – Original Poem with Audio

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As long as the water crashes on the shore, I will be there for you
From the highest mountain, I will reach to Heaven and pray for your safety
In the depths of the ocean bottom, the chains will not keep me down
The power of your love will lead me into your arms

Wherever you lie your head, home you will be
No walls
No roof
Just the protection of the Earth and my promise

You will never be lost again
Without direction
Without the light of the harbor tower

I can hear your heart so clearly in the darkness
Each beat, a symbol of life and its needs for compassion

Fueled by the pause in time when our minds reach infinite clarity
Silence
Silence

Waking up
Waking up

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With these wings, I will take you away
Above the clouds
Away from the chaos
Pouring rain below
Sun above
Perfection in purgatory
Far away we will go
Around the world, seeing all the magic
We will be one exploring the world like voyagers of yesteryear

One mile
One hundred miles
The further we will go, with only the shirts on our back, home we will be

Each night, one sky
Away we go
Never on your own

Forever you will remain with me

Audio – http://www.spreaker.com/user/7504265/you-will-never-be-in-your-own