On this day

This morning’s glance at the front page of the newspaper has left me heartbroken for the sacrifice of this boy… http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-12/jake-bilardi-islamic-state-alleged-blog-radicalisation-journey/6306844

I am of the ocean
Hear me sing
Of all that’s passed my way
This day.

I have left the ocean
See me fly
Blind men and fools cry out
Throughout.

I dream of the ocean
Feel my heart
This truth-seeking missile
Exiled.

I weep for the ocean
Watch me fade
Beyond existence, my plight
Tonight.

If they could see what I have become
United in sacrifice
Glorious and deliberate
Calm and convicted
Alone and desperate
I will name this moment –
Grace.

On this day
I will exist.

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