Sea of Child

by Jem Croucher

 

By listening very carefully
I could hear it on the air
My call across the many years
to me still walking there
The beach where many summer spent
as a boy with dirty knees
To which half a century later
I returned on Autumn breeze

So very little here has changed
So, with echoes of the past
I stood there a while just gazing
out at the ocean, vast
And as I stood there watching
the past and present met
With man and boy upon the beach
a rare reunion crept

 

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6 Responses to “Sea of Child”

  1. Such a privilege to be able to visit the beach of your childhood! Love both the poem and photo. Cheers, Irina

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