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I Love the Sea

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    I Wish I Lived By the Sea

    There is something calming yet frightening about the sea. It scares me that it is such a big open space that we know so little about. The idea of giant squids and other such animals live in it. Yet at the same time, it is one of the most peaceful, beautiful things to watch. Even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11, 2008

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    Time for a cool change !

    ! ( little river band).
    heathee heathee 46-50, F Nov 6, 2014

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    A Plea For the Sea ~~

        Have you ever put a shell to your ear and listened to the sea? You should.  Oh wait, you don't have to do that anymore. There are many other voices to be heard.  The sea and its creatures are sending us a message. ...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 9 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Had my life not been full of responsibility,

    my vocation would have been different, my life would have been coupled to the sea permanently, transversing the globe. But I got married and entered the state of responsibility and imprisonment instead.
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2014

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    The Ocean!!!

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    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2009

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16, 2013

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    Never been to the ocean.

    I live an hour from Lake Michigan though. I don't care for water I can't see the bottom of. However I have a saltwater reef tank do the sea is next to me in my room.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    Clean

    a girl, so innocent and full of charisma and determination, unaffected by the immoralities that could have been hers. basically sinless, virgin, and chaste. it was my initial introduction to santa barbara, where i lived fervently in college years. the deep blue, phenomenal sounds...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    Born And Bred

    I was born, unaware, 30 miles from the sea. Grew up loving the moors, but always cherrishing our trips to Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington (to name a few), I was a landlubber though, with a deep sea fisherman for a dad, tied to the land by my need for rugby and a none oceanic...
    uncfred uncfred 56-60, M 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    I love the sea, and feel very drawn to it.

    There is something about the sea and its character and contents that I have always found most enticing. I come from a historic seaport in England, and grew up hearing many tales of life at sea, and I have several friends and relatives who have spent a lot of time out on the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    Love being near the sea.

    The smell. The gentle rolling of the waves. Love it!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 19, 2014

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    I love the sea. I live far away,

    but when I visit, it's a cherished time. I've never felt such relaxation or felt so much magic around me than when I was there.
    Owlmaid Owlmaid 26-30, F Jul 7, 2014

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    I love the sea, the sea air

    and the wind... spending time fishing the sea and experiencing the smell of fish.
    theghostofsabotage theghostofsabotage 22-25, M Oct 21, 2014

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    By the Sea

    I was born and lived by the sea, when ever I can I like to walk along the beach i feel totally at home there with the waves the smell of the fresh salty air and sand beneath my feet. The queezy pitch and roll and the slop of the water on the boats hull as land slowly slips into...
    Dave1955 Dave1955 51-55 Aug 1, 2009

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    I live by the sea. It's quiet right now

    but I often listen to the waves. It's relaxing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    A place where all seems ok,

    the smell and the sounds that come with sitting by the sea is breathtaking. A place where you can go and forget any worries you have even if it is just for a short time. Taking in the colour of the sea and the sun reflecting and making it sparkle, the sound each wave makes...
    mistymerlin mistymerlin 41-45, M 3 Responses May 23, 2014

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    I really do but I almost got sucked out I was

    seeing how far I could go and my feet just went up and the waves pulled me in and I made it out tho ;| this is true
    daggerthewolf daggerthewolf 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2014

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    I lived for most of my life in the UK.

    Miles from the sea, I used to go there for a holiday or to dive but not often. Now we live in Malta, it's such a small Island. The sea is just about visible from our roof, it takes 30 mins to walk to the sea! We are very lucky!
    Orskbar Orskbar 56-60, M Feb 18, 2014

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    Song of the Sea The surf strokes the wet sand.

    The wind tosses my curls. Seagulls dip, soar, and argue. Pockets of water along the shore heat up. Little beds of life living... Algae brushes the wet breathing rocks. The tide turns and glances back at her sea. The sun breathes its light through each bursting wave. The sky...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    The Threat to the Sea I Love

    Many of my favorite memories, and many that I am making today happen on or close to the sea.  That is why it disturbs me that so often I will tune to the news and find that some municipality along the river leading to the sea has had an "accident" in which tons of...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2008

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    Sea Spray

    Sea spray You are mine Dashing upon The rock walls The breakwalls Of my life As I clamber carefully Down the slippery stones And I bend With delight Upon my knees Brushing your foam With my fingertips Teasing your blue green waters Laughing, giggling Soft foam, full of life And...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    It does relax me. Even in winter

    when it can be a bit wild and woolly out there. I love it!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jun 25, 2014

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    I Love The Sea

    Oh, I love it, and everything with it. The breeze, the waves, the murmur... Lying on the beach, feeling the light salty breeze, and the sparkling shining sunlight from the surface... its so refreshing. Then go to swim a little, or even better: diving. Free diving or scuba diving...
    VivienXX VivienXX 26-30, T Sep 29, 2010

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    Doesn't the sound of the waves

    or the smell of the sea just calms you down? Whenever I need a place to find inner peace and calm the turmoil inside me, I walk around the beach take deep breaths and later collect some seashells and make a sandcastle.. I miss the feeling of the wet sand around my feet..
    JessieK14 JessieK14 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2014

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    Ocean Girl

    I am a lover of the sea. An ocean girl to the core. I love the sea so much I am miserable when a year passes and I haven't at least dipped in it. Two months ago I dipped my feet in the waters of southern Greece after an absence of 6 years and it felt wonderful! I wish I could...
    DroppedandLost DroppedandLost 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2008

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    Relaxing

    I really love the sea. especially beautiful and clean one. I always wanted to go to the beach or sea when I want to rrelax with my kids. Everytime i saw beautiful one i find peaceful and so relax. How i wish to travel in Palawan someday here in our country...there are plenty...
    georgiasai georgiasai 31-35, F 3 Responses May 27, 2011

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    La Mer...

    I could never live someplace far from the sea, some place really inland. I must have sea salt running in my veins. The sea calls me, and I weep every time I witness the glisten of the Mediterranean big blue from the air, when I return to its embrace for my first summer swim.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 30, 2010

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    True Blue

    its hard to grow up in ca and not like the sea....i mean its all around you and kinda hard to avoid....its so peaceful even on the most crowded of days!! i love san diego and the beaches there are pretty magnificent especially Coronado....i cant wait to move back there!!
    gigi07 gigi07 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    My True Love

    My true love,The sea,And all itโ€™s moods,From calm to rough,Blue to grey,The sea,The way to go,When you escape,Leave the world behind,Take a well earned break.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 13, 2011

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    I once knew a woman with eyes like the sea on a

    summer's day. Our love was intense, passionate, destructive, laughter and loud music, petrol to a bonfire and near killed me. I still miss it at times..
    notext notext 46-50, M Feb 2

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    I would be in it, by it,

    on it, listening to it, smelling it, sailing on it, surfing on it, snorkelling through it, choosing my wardrobe by it all day long. I want to move beside it. I suspect I must have been a sailor's wife in a previous life.
    BlondeandBlue773 BlondeandBlue773 41-45, F Aug 2, 2014

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    Another Way

    To get away from it all is to be out on the sea. Beauty, peace, tranquility. Well, and the occasional really bad storm, but I love storms so that just adds to the fun.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Aug 30, 2009

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    Sea makes me feel, how huge it is.

    .. N make me feel to think about life and the review about whole world... It makes me feel like philosopher !!! I can sit hours and hours looking at it and time stops .... Very eternal feelings to feel on sea....
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M Aug 10, 2014

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    An octopus has three hearts! I mean come on how can you not love them? The ocean is the only place in my opinion and mind where mystery will exist forever (hopefully) unbelievably...
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    dang im craving some sushi shrimp octopus deep fried fish YUM
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    I remember everything we had. Every breath of this house creaking. I'm familiar with the cold and the windows and the doors. And the sound of my heart beating. Beating in and out...
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