Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Poem and Sea Giveaway Winner Announced

Today I announce the winner of the sea beads giveaway! But first, I've been wanting to share a poem by a very talented friend of mine from deviantArt for a while now. Her work is meditative and illuminating for sure and, as a reviewer put it, "award winning poet Jade Pandora will transport the reader to worlds far and near---fantastic and familiar---but always grounded in her humanity." See for yourself:

 by Jade Pandora, Shooting Star: Selected Poems*

lovers and their touch---
incoming waves
against the curves
of shoreline

lovers and their whispers---
foam washes into an
abandoned conch,
their secrets

lovers and their passion---
sea lions
call to each other
as swells roll in from
deep waters

lovers and their song---
floating above sunrise,
gull cries echo
again and again
into sunset

lovers and their dreams---
midnight ocean calm,
a shooting star meets
shooting star

 *republished here with permission
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And, without further ado, the winner of the sea-themed bead giveaway.

Random number generator says........... 


Thank you to everyone who participated.
I love doing giveaways and am looking forward to the next one. :)

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Anonymous said...

And here I thought it would be me due to my little ingenious poem! ;D I jest. Congrats to Becca!

And that poem is smooth, fluid and lovely. Reminds me of jellyfish dancing.

art2cee2 said...

What a lovely poem!

Becca said...

Yippee!!! Thanks so much! I'm very excited about this :D hehe awesome beads. I will send you a facebook message as soon as I get home (can't get on to facebook at work).

Marian Hertzog said...

Love the poem... I need to go to the beach soon... it took me there for a minute!

Miss Val's Creations said...

Such a beautiful poem! It is making me long for a walk on the beach with my man. ~Val

Almost Precious said...

Congratulations to Becca !! Yea !

The poetry was lovely, so much imagery and very lulling...much like the repetitive, lapping waves of the ocean.

Annette said...

Beautiful poem! You have a talented friend!