Posts tagged ‘lighthouse’

October 8, 2017

Iron Lighthouse

by Jem Croucher

On the north sea coast at Harwich
Iron lighthouse in the sea
Built to replace the old one
back in eighteen sixty-three

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August 30, 2017

The Venetian Lighthouse

by Jem Croucher

Part 12 of 20 in ‘The Aegean Shores’ series

To the Venetian Lighthouse
on the old harbour wall
with the breeze from the sea
to cool down one and all
As usual we timed it
with no one about
as it’s only much later
that they all come out

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March 30, 2017

Whitley Bay

by Jem Croucher

St Mary’s lighthouse on the coast
here at Whitley Bay
On a coastal island
at the tail end of a day

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September 7, 2016

In from the fog

by Jem Croucher


I could tell by all the seagulls
and the chap up on the prow
getting ropes all ready
that we were nearing Porto now

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July 8, 2014

The Lighthouse Shines On

by Michelle Sherlock

Photo of a white lighthouse with a red turret









The lighthouse stands tall and proud
Shining its warning
Out over the sea
Its’ light penetrates deeply
Into the darkness

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May 28, 2013

Blighted guide

by Shashi Moore
via ermilia blog

via ermilia blog

Silent stiletto

Canopy of dark black clouds

Static irreplaceable titanic troll

Waiting for unassuming misled lads

Lassies widows and blighted brides all,

Lures around the winding steps then the

Hopeless find sense as they fly off the zenith dive.

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September 13, 2012

Beacon Bright

by Wendy Strohm

Beacon there, beacon bright

Shining steadily through the night

Keeping the shoreline for the boat

Out at sea, boats out afloat.

Making sure of no bumps or knocks

No disasters on the craggy rocks

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