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Watch & Listen: Laura Enever’s Surfing Poem

“Swim freely, Live authentically, My sweet escape, And still I feel right at home, I think its love”

cinema // May 14, 2018
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Laura Enever’s surfing is stunning. The 26 year old Billabong rider slides effortlessly on everything from a twin in the dreamy tropics to fearlessly taking on Shipstern Bluff a just over a month ago.

Now, Laura has tried her hand at penning a little poetry. It might not be to the standard of Edgar Allan Poe or perhaps the surprisingly popular, Rupi Kaur, but it’s an inspiring attempt at romanticising the surf-experience nonetheless.

Here’s the poem in full, unadorned, or if you’re willing to immerse yourself to the spoken version you can watch and listen above:

You taught me to feel

Feel excitement and fear


Joy Feel time stop

You’ve shown me beauty

Beauty in challenge


And Wild

In the world Beauty in the unknown

You gave me strength

Strength to fly

To fall

And to get back up

To let go

Strength within

Hear that

That’s the sweet sound of intuition

A Magnetic pull

Like currents

Towards you

Where time goes slowly

You float weightlessly

Swim freely

Live authentically

My sweet escape

And still I feel right at home I think its love



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