Nature – Naturaleza Archive

  • A poem about how a mariner's relationship with his loved one is falling apart due his love for the sea, and her desire for a different lifestyle on his part. His dreams, she dreaded. His life, she shredded. His dreams sank....

    This Captain is Dead

    A poem about how a mariner's relationship with his loved one is falling apart due his love for the sea, and her desire for a different lifestyle on his part. His dreams, she dreaded. His life, she shredded. His dreams sank....

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  • A poem about the pain of having to leave a loved one for an overseas mission.

    To leave you for a mission

    A poem about the pain of having to leave a loved one for an overseas mission.

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  • I can run. I can try to escape. I can look away, turn the music up, and try to bury myself in work or play. But it's all futile, for the oceans keep calling me, like a nagging voice in the back of my head.

    It keeps calling me

    I can run. I can try to escape. I can look away, turn the music up, and try to bury myself in work or play. But it's all futile, for the oceans keep calling me, like a nagging voice in the back of my head.

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  • This poem is about my life-transforming week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation. I wrote it while atop a cliff where we went rock climbing.

    Unfearing

    This poem is about my life-transforming week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation. I wrote it while atop a cliff where we went rock climbing.

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  • A poem about the astonishing sky viewed from the North Channel in Ontario, Canada. I wrote this poem during my week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation.

    White Sky

    A poem about the astonishing sky viewed from the North Channel in Ontario, Canada. I wrote this poem during my week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation.

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  • Admiring the sunset in Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan (Petoskey, Michigan).

    This Bay in Petoskey

    Admiring the sunset in Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan (Petoskey, Michigan).

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  • Reflection on a famous photograph/poster titled, "Canal - Normandy" (taken by Bill Phillip).

    Gray

    Reflection on a famous photograph/poster titled, "Canal - Normandy" (taken by Bill Phillip).

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  • A poem about seeking love, as distant as it may be. A dream about sailing away into the Ocean, looking for love.

    I Dream of a Day by The Sea

    A poem about seeking love, as distant as it may be. A dream about sailing away into the Ocean, looking for love.

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  • Deseando ver nuevamente a una persona amada que ha fallecido o desaparecido.

    Algún Día, En El Cielo

    Deseando ver nuevamente a una persona amada que ha fallecido o desaparecido.

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  • Admiring a flower formed by open and semi-open pedals.

    Budding Buddies

    Admiring a flower formed by open and semi-open pedals.

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