Tag Archives: ocean

Blue Wine

When the sun shines directly overhead, sky and sea can merge, spilling mirages over the world. Everything then becomes lit with mystery and magic … A A BLUE WINE                                   the sea rests in my cup I drink salt and wait … Continue reading

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The Skipping

At one time or another we all send stones skipping across waves, trying to see how many skips we can get. It’s fun and oddly relaxing, though there is often a competitive element, watching waves, counting the skips. It’s also … Continue reading

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3 Wind Haiku

March winds blow strong and wild. It’s great fun to be down along the shoreline when a storm comes through, waves build and crash, foam and sail-boards fly. Then there’s kite-flying and other excitements … **** grandson learns to fly … Continue reading

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From the Beach

We go for picnics on the beach quite regularly in the summer, love the slap of waves, the lift and dive of gulls, the distant quiet of boats sailing in the bay … FROM THE BEACH this is ocean, these … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

Most years we go down to a nearby beach in the fall and collect seaweed, which is a great garden fertilizer, and free for the picking. Best to go after a storm, when the beaches really get loaded up … … Continue reading

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The Ballad of a Fish

I learned recently that May 2nd is World Tuna Day. It’s all about trying to stop overfishing in the Pacific, which is a serious subject. But I was having a silly day, so my poem is far from solemn … … Continue reading

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Sand Haiku

It’s almost the end of the season for sun and sand. Sand-castles. Sand in an hour-glass. Sand on the beach. Sand in the car. Sand in my socks … A A footprints                 … Continue reading

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