No, this isn’t about my Super-Duper Fan Fiction Crossover Challenge… although I must point out I still haven’t received any entries… But no, this is about a contest I entered. A poetry contest. The finalists were announced today… and I made it to the finals.
I made it to the finals.
The irony. I wrote the poem for fun, with little editing, and… I don’t even like poetry that much…
Ah, well. Here’s a sonnet I wrote for English a while back. Hope you enjoy!
Like The Flowing Sea
The ocean waves flow like the prairie grass.
They softly whisper on the sandy beach,
Then crash onto the rocks with violent speech
As the sand slides back in an hourglass.
Seaweed, clam shells, and sea water drift past,
And the fingers of waves stretch and reach.
The water flows and seems to beseech
The bright bold sun to turn it to glass.
Without the constant ebb and flow of life
We would not be able to learn and grow.
The long, strong struggles test you and me;
We will grow stronger through all the strife.
And by the ocean’s movement we will know
That life is so much like the flowing sea.