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Poem: “Full Circle”

Full Circle

The waves seem to beckon to me
                  as I lie in the glistening sand
                  and ponder the Immortal Hand
                  that created all I see.
I am drawn, deeply, to the easy
                  rhythm of the waves striking land
                  and pulling back from where I stand
                  looking longingly out to sea.
The waves come forth, draw back again,
                  a natural give and take
                  that doesn’t go against the grain.
Instead, it calls out to me,
                  calls me back, calls me back
                  to complete the circle perfected by love.

Maria Morera Johnson