Day: December 15, 2014

Favorite Pastime

A favorite pastime of mine

Is sitting on my back porch

And watching the boats

Traverse the intercostal waterway

My mind can drift away

As easily as the boats

Which crawl to and from the ocean

The breezes are cool

The air smells like the ocean

And that big old star in the sky

Rains kisses on my face

Life here, gets easier

The pace of the rush significantly slows

Thoughts become clear, focused

I have no problems

Just time to kill

And I like it that way

My favorite way

So, if life ever gets to be too much

Closes in on you too fast

You feel constricted or in torment

Just close your eyes

And think thalassic thoughts

Let the ocean breezes take you far away

Or call me up

Join me for a cocktail

And view it for yourself

A pastime such as this

Should be tested by all

At least once

In this, sometimes unforgiving, world

© Dicky J Loweman 2014