Tag Archives: Ocean

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Succumb

I succumb to the evening, warm and tender There in its bliss, I give my final surrender Knowing that another day has been done Night will pass and we’ll find ourselves a new one It’s been this way since time … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Athletic

There is a motion in these waves that is aesthetic Know best by those of us who they call athletic Living in that cosmic instant known as now Lingering and reacting and merging with it somehow As we slide along … Continue reading

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Coral Fibonacci

Coral Fibonacci by Michael Romani One Cell Polyps Centuries Of growth they may last With extra degrees they are past Bleached Reefs They die Children cry In the nursery Begging humanity for mercy Hear See Listen Feel beauty There in … Continue reading

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Painting the Light

Painting The Light by Michael Romani Painting with the wind and light As we dive into the dark of night Building the colors in our minds There in more details than we find It is an enigmatic orchestration Tossed into … Continue reading

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Bleach Headed Coral Blues

Bleach Headed Coral Blues by Michael Romani Airport Reef Bleached white My heart knows grief At this horrifying sight White, as far as the eyes can see White, in a way that should never be There in all of its … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Live On the Planet Ocean

“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean.” – Arthur C. Clarke Something like 75% of our world is covered in water.  Most of it in oceans, seas and lakes.  Yet, so few of us realize this … Continue reading

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Mercy In An Aquatic Ballet

Mercy In An Aquatic Ballet by Michael Romani Behemoths glide in slow motion Dancing on the surface of the ocean Humpback Whales in a water ballet Immersed and then breeching in aquatic play We bring the boats up closely To … Continue reading

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Grand Simplicity

Grand Simplicity by Michael Romani There is a sense of wicked, needless perversity In resolving global coral’s afflicted adversity Perhaps understanding this begins with curiosity Learning the species quite thoroughly Super structures build by simple organisms That have become a … Continue reading

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Submerged Ballet

Submerged by Michael Romani Submerged just below the blue There is another world in my view It’s hard not to be passionate For these things of the ocean Living a life of the fortunate This beauty pushes me into motion … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Sea Holds Wonder Forever

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Cousteau The day before yesterday, I took the girls to see the dolphin show at the Indianapolis Zoo.  It is something that my … Continue reading

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