Posts tagged ‘Lancing’

September 13, 2017

Beach Breakfast

by Jem Croucher

Saturday morning came and
the sun was nice and bright
A beach breakfast was beckoning
so we rather thought we might
And just as luck would have it
not that far from home
there’s a restaurant right on the beach
(no need to book by phone)

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June 21, 2017

Beach II

by Jem Croucher

I’m a fortunate fellow
as within easy reach
from my home where I live
is a beautiful beach

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February 12, 2017

Widewater Teazles

by Jem Croucher

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Widewater teazles
on a cold winter’s day
the air was quite frigid
and the water was grey

There was no-one around
when we got there at three
Just Obi and Basil, our dogs
Sal and me

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September 17, 2016

It’s really nice down here

by Jem Croucher

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I walked the long familiar beach
where houses made of wood
formed from disused railway stock
against the weather stood
All are now long gone of course
but their garden walls remain
Reminding me that wind and sea
will always stake its claim

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September 11, 2015

Special Places

by Jem Croucher

 

And then there are the special places
Favourites, I guess you’d say
Places where I can find myself
at whatever time of day

I can count them on five fingers
and name them every one
Some work what e’er the weather
but are always best in sun

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July 5, 2015

Poppy

by Jem Croucher

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Yellow poppy, Lancing beach
Shingle fauna growing wild
Glorious in the bright sunshine
Spreading out and undefiled

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May 31, 2015

Lancing Beach II

by Jem Croucher

 

Lightest of breeze
Salt on the air
Sounds of frivolity
From the sand there
Green on the shingle
Cabbage White
Occasional bird
In lazy flight

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