I Love the Sea

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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

    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

    I would love to find a quiet,

    relaxing place by the sea in every part of the world. To sit and take in the hypnotic feeling of watching the waves come to shore. A place where you can just forget about everything and feel the freshness of your surroundings......
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2015

    I really do love the sea.

    I find it very calming, especially late at night. When I can't sleep (like tonight) I often drive to my nearest beach, where there is a secluded little cove that I'm surprised isn't visited by more people. This is where I come to gain clarity and calm my mind. The sound of...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 16

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014

    It does relax me. Even in winter

    when it can be a bit wild and woolly out there. I love it!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Jun 25, 2014

    People who live by the sea understand eternity.

    They copy the curves of the waves, their hearts beat with the tides, and the saltiness of their blood corresponds with the sea. They know that the house of flesh is only a sandcastle built on the shore, that skin breaks under the waves like sand under the soles of the first...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2015

    ...a while back I borrowed a friend's scuba kit

    at a beautiful Greek beach - we dove and gathered oysters - brought them back to the restaurant at the top of the beach and asked the waiter to prepare the table doran evening meal, to bring the oysters as a starter with a bottle of chilled retsina - while we showered and dried...
    mcconchiea mcconchiea
    56-60, M
    Apr 22, 2015

    Mist rolling in over the sea on a grey morning.

    When the weather is bad, she's does her thing ebbing and flowing, never questioning. Turning it up, rolling it over, washing it away, only to scatter it stray & estranged like driftwood on the sands. GDuck
    GoldenDuck GoldenDuck
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2015

    Time for a cool change !

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

    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

    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
    22-25, M
    Sep 20, 2014

    I do. I live by the sea.

    It changes all the time. Tonight it is quiet. Last night it was noisy.
    DanielleHaf DanielleHaf
    61-65, F
    Mar 9, 2015

    Ok. I said it was quiet.

    It ain't. The tide has come in. It's noisy. Where I live we have a huge tidal range. The Bay of Fundy in Canada has the highest. We have the second highest! One minute there is no water to be seen. Six hours later the waves are crashing at your door!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 23, 2015

    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, 2015

    Lived inland most of my life,

    to me getting to the beach was the only way to take a vacation. Now I live surrounded by it, and hope that never changes.
    EllenF EllenF
    56-60, F
    Oct 15, 2015

    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
    51-55, M
    Aug 10, 2014

    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
    16-17, M
    Mar 20, 2014

      My favourite place at the sea.

    .. I adore watching the waves hit the rocks, it reminds me of strong souls resisting every stroke...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    Limitless and immortal,

    the waters are the beginning and end of all things on Earth.... However, man insists on being the superior thing on this planet...the sea was here long before him and he will very possibly be the cause of its disappearance...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2015

    I live by the sea. In fact at high tide the

    waves break just a few metres from my flat! Sometimes they are very noisy. Sometimes they are quiet like today.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 25, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 23, 2014

    Love the breezes that blow off the water

    and all the smells that come with it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 9, 2015

    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

    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
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    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

    I live by the sea. Tonight it is quiet.

    Two days ago the waves were big and noisy.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 23, 2015

    Until a few months ago I lived in a flat by the

    beach. The sea was magnificent. Constantly changing, filling the estuary, deserting the estuary as the tides came and went. Sometimes calm with gentle waves lapping the shore. And then from nowhere, such ferocity. Waves building. Waves crashing. Wind surfers delighted. Their...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 2, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16, 2013
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 16, 2015

    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

    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
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2014

    Love being near the sea.

    The smell. The gentle rolling of the waves. Love it!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Sep 19, 2014

    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
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2014

    To me, the sea is like a person.

    .. like someone I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace... the...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2015

    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

    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

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    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

    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

    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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