For The Love Of The Sea

Upon this rock, I wait for day.
I wish you’d stay.
You’re home at sea,
Not home with me.

Never comfortable on land,
You kiss my hand
And off you go,
Where I don’t know.

A pirate, you will always be.
Your ship I see,
As the day breaks
My bleak heart aches.

Heinrich_Vogeler_Sehnsucht_(Träumerei)_c1900– Written for Jane Dougherty Writes, Poetry Challenge #38: Daybreak. Painting by Heinrich Vogeler Sehnsucht (Träumerei). Word prompt was “daybreak.” Poetry form is a Minute Poem.

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