In the clear blue water that the swells bring by. We came to rest and play and bathe ourselves,.
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As the pine trees swayed on the bluffs above. In the sunny Adriatic, where a way of life begins. We came seeking an immersion, to find ourselves.
A bottom profoundly blue, to see it seemed. That water washed as well or sun could so ignite,.
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Came to see ourselves in a world of dreams,. That words might furnish what place implies,.
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That place might finish what a word begins. We came seeking clearest water, sunniest sky,. Came, you and I, to see what would be seen. In sunlit swells that carried their dark secret,.
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Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. All Languages. More filters. Sort order. Why I Support Obama. It dances on the lids of my eyes as I inhale its air and exhales its beauty. It relaxes my system as I follow its infinite lines towards the picturesque horizon. Hearts jump at the sound of water's instruments.
Blue water culture reminds me of selective memory to those who truly don't know it. Those questioners only choose to remember the good utopia parts: carnival, my mango tree, my oxtail, my accent, and blocking the real devastating ones: hurricanes, corrupt protectors, corrupt leaders, violence. So much Caribbean is the liquid in my body, it overrides the human red blood cell. Celebrating my Guyanese roots and the Caribbean is the very essence of my being. It is what I love to be proud of. Thank you Grandma Stella for taking that plane trip like so many others to create a generation who is slowly but tries not to, forget its origins and untold history.
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