Stand I at water's edge
The warmth of the sun
Your hand upon my brow
The touch of the mist
Your gentle caress
The cresting waves of the ocean
The rapture of your embrace
The shifting sands below my feet
The presence of you that once was
Stand I at water's edge.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
It Was Blue and Green, 1960, Oil on canvas, Georgia O'Keeffe, 1887–1986,Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.