The Seashore of the Mind

August 4, 2009

Pacific beach near Kalaloch

Pacific beach near Kalaloch

“Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.”
     — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“O madly the sea pushes upon the land,
With love, with love . . .”
     — Walt Whitman

“Like the long waves on a sea-beach,
Where the sand as silver shines,
With a soft, monotonous cadence,
Flow its unrhymed lyric line. . .”
     — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “The Secret of the Sea”


2 Responses to “The Seashore of the Mind”

  1. […] The Seashore of the Mind, August 4, 2009 […]

  2. Tep Sastri Says:

    To me “sea shore of the mind” seems to be where consciousness receives the external contact i.e., seeing, hearing, …

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