Posts tagged ‘Sea’

February 28, 2017

Seaside

by Jem Croucher

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On the wall is a sign
that points to Seaside
It points the right way
and we’ve nothing to hide
For just ten minutes walk
takes us down to the shore
It’s a privilege yes, and
we’d not ask for more

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February 26, 2017

Went for a walk

by Jem Croucher

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Went for a walk
down by the sea
Near to the waves
as they sang to me

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February 24, 2017

Surfcall

by Jem Croucher

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Sun on water
Surf a flat white
The beach as ever
A wonderful sight
Wavelets turning
Watch them fall
The sea in movement
With its call

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February 13, 2017

Seen and found

by Jem Croucher

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Sand as far as eye can see
with Brighton to the East
this vista at this time of year
a perfect visual feast

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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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February 10, 2017

The song of every ocean

by Jem Croucher

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I know you’ve probably heard this
many times before
And the last thing that I want
is for it to be a bore

But the song I hear each morning
at the beginning of a day
Is something I must shout about
in each and every way

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February 8, 2017

Driving home

by Jem Croucher

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The nicest thing when driving home
when the traffic is quite slow
is the view we have of beach and sea
(It’s comforting, you know)

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February 7, 2017

Down to the sea

by Jem Croucher

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Finished my work
wandered down to the sea
the freshening breeze
appealing to me
Watched the waves crash
there on the beach
above the tideline
and just out of reach

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February 2, 2017

Anonymous

by A. Marie

Fever, like a wound,
twist of heat and burn,

we use to follow the stars home, we once
thought the Morning Star a god,

Lucifer was once tangled in love,
of Venus hue.

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January 27, 2017

Last Sunrise

by Jem Croucher

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If I didn’t know better (and maybe I don’t)
it was almost as if the sun
had something of a point to prove
with another day begun

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January 25, 2017

Twilight

by Jem Croucher

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A walk on the beach with sand at my feet
under a yellowing sky
The sun has set over there in the West
as a seagull flies slowly by

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January 23, 2017

The longest pier

by Jem Croucher

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The longest pier apparently
in the world today
That’s Southend here in Blighty
not a lot more I can say

Apart from that it’s very long
stretching out to sea
The pier head barely visible
in the wide Thames estuary

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January 21, 2017

Southend

by Jem Croucher

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Southend Pier, the estuary
the sky a speckled grey
reflected on the water
at the end of a long day
The fairground quiet and empty
the evening lights aglow
It’s peaceful here in winter
as the tidal waters flow

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January 14, 2017

An Ocean of Colors to find with me.

by Colly

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Whale rise.

Rise UP high.

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January 11, 2017

Waters Edge

by Jem Croucher

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The lapping sea
The water cold
The breakwater
The very old
The ocean song
The greying sky
The water sound
The seagull cry

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January 10, 2017

Contented treads…

by Jem Croucher

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Walking slowly on the shingle
the crunching ‘neath my feet
as pebbles slip and slide
and tideline flotsam
with my roving eyeline meet

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December 26, 2016

Close to the sea

by Jem Croucher

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The joy of a home
that is so
close to the sea

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December 23, 2016

The seagull’s cry

by Jem Croucher

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The seagulls’ cry
synonymous
of living by the sea

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December 21, 2016

Big blue double-decker bus

by Jem Croucher

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Heading into Worthing on
a big blue double-decker bus
My transport for this morning
as there are no trains because
the buggers are on strike again
No Christmas spirit there
No sparkle and no smiles as
Southern Rail just do not care

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December 12, 2016

Watching A Christian Walk

by A. Marie

You own a holy fork with seven tines.
The winged lion of Saint Michael meets with you
at the marina every Monday through Friday in the form of the sea. You say

that whatever is out there is in the little things,
and is not concerned with money or fame or how much you know.
You say to understand I must watch the grass grow:

It performs this one single act its whole life. See?

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December 7, 2016

Like a wave

by Jem Croucher

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Sometime a whisper
or maybe a shout
Occasionally quiet
but mostly a lout
Always moving
restless, unstill
Rising and breaking
and crashing at will

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December 3, 2016

Sunrise embrace

by Jem Croucher

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Along the western esplanade
out across the sea
A golden winter promise
reached out its arms to me
So I stood a little while
awestruck and swathed in grace
as it wrapped its arms around me
in a sunrise warm embrace

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December 1, 2016

Majesty – Sedoka

by Jem Croucher

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Water like mountains
Incessant the ocean waves
with malevolent power

Yet there’s beauty here
The majesty of the sea
respectfully revered

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November 30, 2016

Sunrise – sedoka

by Jem Croucher

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The horizon gold
A new winter day dawns with
sun rising over the sea

And I stand in awe
An exquisite moment caught
to carry me through the day

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November 26, 2016

The Angry Sea – sedoka

by Jem Croucher

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In this brittle chill
the sea is often angry
as it tosses waves at me

But I am wary
keeping my distance I stand
in awe above the tideline

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November 12, 2016

The long mile – tanka

by Jem Croucher

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I walk the long mile
the sea sings her songs to me
and I am at peace
In this place my heart and soul
with the ocean are as one

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November 1, 2016

To the sea – haiku

by Jem Croucher

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To the sea once more
for a battery recharge
Breathes life into me

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October 30, 2016

Waves & Laughter – haiku

by Jem Croucher

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The bigger the waves
the louder my shout becomes
Laughing on the shore

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