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    I cannot wait to hear the calming sound of this

    beautiful place. Just a little while longer. The ocean has always soothed me. Healed my wounds. I have responsibilities. They can wait. I need this for myself. For my own healing. This time the ocean is for me.
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    I Need The Ocean

    I'm going through some really hard times in my life right. It would be so nice to take a few days and travel to the ocean. To be able to sit on the beach and just watch the ocean. I need that right now so that I can know my problems in view of something so large and massive are...
    magiceyes28 magiceyes28 36-40, F 32 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    Upon first sight of the ocean,

    my heart beats faster. Then as I get closer I feel butterflies in my tummy. The smell of the salt water brings a feeling of joy. The sound of crashing waves upon the shore helps me forget everything so I can give myself into the experience of the ocean.
    Ohwright Ohwright 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    And oh, how I miss it.

    It always calms me and somehow manages to take my troubles, my fears, my worries away with the tide. I think it's time for a visit.
    llevame llevame 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    The ocean provides a peacefulness

    that nothing else does.
    Toribeth99 Toribeth99 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Wellillbe80 Wellillbe80 31-35, F 37 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    ..... vast, beautiful,

    enticing,,,,,,,,
    mcconchiea mcconchiea 51-55, M May 2

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    I'm here at the lake - pretending

    that it's the ocean
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Home

    A business trip took me home recently. I suppose it's not really "home", as the place I live now is the same city I have lived in for the majority of my life. But coastal North Carolina is home to me. Has been from the moment I first arrived there. I lived there for four years...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 18 Responses May 18, 2012

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    I can feel the power of the ocean inside of me.

    .and sometimes waves will splash like in storm..
    beautyinman beautyinman 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    The focus isn't perfect,

    but I just love seeing these herons. I once lived in a house with a tree in the backyard in which they nested. My kids and I refer to them as "the pterodactyls".
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F Jun 27

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    Omg water is really good!

    But I'm working :-(
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    It makes me feel alive!

    I love it in any Weather. It gives me energy and is very healing .
    chrissie58 chrissie58 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    I just always want to be by the water.

    The first time I saw the ocean was in Florida. I wanted to stay there forever. Sadly I live 8 hours from the closest ocean. Sometimes I go to the lake and pretend! I haven't seen the ocean since August last and I think I need to see it again before January so I'm planing a trip...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 10

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    I love the beach...so relaxing .

    .I'm very fortunate to live by one...about 25 minutes from it...on the plus side here on South Texas it hardly ever gets cold ....
    jabeacasaya jabeacasaya 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Looks like I will be getting the second chance

    to move back to the coast. I have been talking to a new Resort on the island and we seem to be closing on a deal. It will be nice to walk the beach again, smell the salt, and enjoy the pace of the tides.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 30

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    I love the ocean even

    though I can't swim. lol
    justthatnormal justthatnormal 13-15, T 2 Responses May 26

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    The waves splashing on the shore,

    the crystal clear waters,the pebbles,the sand,the small crabs getting inside their sand houses one moment and coming out the next,the shells,the aquatic smell,the spray of waves on you,the clear starry night,the gentle air blowing over your face,the infinite vastness of the ocean...
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection 31-35, F 14 Responses Jul 24

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    needhelp123456 needhelp123456 26-30, F 5 Responses May 18

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    A kiss from a rose could it be,

    A light from a smile,to chase away the dark that shines in meWhen light kisses the bloomMy eyes are touched by light of dayDarlingrose comes to us in our time of needGone are the shadows that fill the corners of the room that shelter meSweet breath;like a wind from summer...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses May 21

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    A moment of rest on our morning walk.

    A perfectly placed bench..A beautiful day.
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 22

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    Waking up to the ocean is the most peaceful

    thing that's ever happened for me.
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    There Has To Be At Least A River Close To Where I Live...

    Whenever I am too far away from water I feel like I am literally drying out. I just love the sound of wind and waves, just love to look out into the wideness and vastness of the ocean. It just feels great to look at the horizon and feeling that when there's so much space in this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    Two elements of nature have the power to move

    me; the vastness of the ocean and the majesty of mountains. Here are some pics from one of my favorite spots, the Sea of Cortez, Baja California. Stark contrasts, brilliant colors, and teaming with life. The phosphorescence depicted in the movie Life of Pi was not an...
    Mac7777 Mac7777 46-50, M 5 Responses May 13

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    She never judges me, she never lectures me on

    why I’m so quiet, why I don’t get along. She knows something no one else knows, sometimes I even think she knows things about me that I don’t know myself. I can sit on the shore looking out to her while struggling with some issues, leave after an hour and feel...
    Synapse81 Synapse81 31-35, M 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I still remember the first time I saw the ocean,

    I was in awe of the feeling it gave me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    So peaceful, so serene,

    so calming. The pounding of the waves! The power of the tide! "Because there's nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it's sent away."
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 6

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    I think if I visited the ocean right

    now I would never want to leave.
    kittenaround kittenaround 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    everything about the ocean just absolutely

    mesmerizes me. the sounds, the smell, what's underneath; just think, there's a whole other world down there! since I was like 7, I've always wanted to be a marine biologist (now more specific: an ichthyologist) and what motivates me more than anything is the fact that 95% of the...
    stellarstella21 stellarstella21 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 7

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    Sitting on the beach,

    toes in the sand! Best feeling ever :)
    SkylarV SkylarV 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21

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    Flat on my back I lay,

    Observing the changing colors,as the sun says good bye,and brings with it the day;It lays to rest in distant view;Where the water becomes the sky,Such is the fading blue to dark of night;I watch,As the sun goes down on me;A sad but beautiful view;Staring up at the pin holed...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses May 24

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    I like to walk by the Ocean in the late Hours

    when I can not sleep I am a single man. I go to the Beach at Night 10pm to Morning of 5am before I can sleep some thing I see the Sun came up at 6:30am before going Home.
    CharlieMontreal2015 CharlieMontreal2015 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    You said that I am bigger

    than the sea. I wanted so much to tell you that you are like the ocean. I am willing to dive in and I don't care if I drown. Because I know that I'll drown with you...within you.
    Provinceana Provinceana 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I live in New Zealand there is ocean all around

    me, live two mins from four amazing beaches. :)
    lucycoco lucycoco 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    Every time I stand before a beautiful beach,

    its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    Oceans are very deep

    and wide. It just reminds me that there is more in life. Never lose hope and find answers. think deeply and wisely.
    Rose99228 Rose99228 16-17, F May 15

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    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I could walk along the ocean all day.

    My uncle and aunt own a beach house and I used to love to wake up and see the waves of the ocean. I would walk outside and smell and hear it. We used to go down for the 4th of July. We'd have a fire on the beach and watch the city fireworks. Some of the happiest times in my life...
    riverz riverz 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    And Everything Suddenly Makes Sense...

    No matter the weather, whether the sun is shining and it's hot or it's raining and cold. No matter the location, the pacific, the mediterranean, the atlantic, the indian ocean. Being there at the beach, hearing the waves roll in, smell the salt in the air and on your skin makes...
    laleee laleee 31-35, F 14 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    No sólo verlo, sentir el olor del agua salada.

    ..ver revolotear las gaviotas...distinguir a lo lejos las embarcaciones...el ruido de las olas golpeando en las rocas...todo, todo es maravilloso...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F May 19

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    I just love the sounds ,

    smell and sight of the ocean. I love to sit in the sand and just watch the waves roll onto shore. It is very soothing. I love feeling the ocean breeze on my skin. It makes me feel alive
    txman670 txman670 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    My last trip to the ocean was to Port Aransas,

    Texas, at the top of Padres Island. I went there for my birthday last December, with my big sis. The beach has always been my favorite place to go. The sound of the surf, the feeling of sand under my feet. The salt air, the seagulls! Pure joy!!
    photogirl777 photogirl777 66-70, F 18 Responses May 13

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    I love sitting on the beach in the sand

    and listening to the waves. It's so calming. Soothes the soul.
    Becks2 Becks2 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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