Posts tagged ‘tide’

April 16, 2019

Rising tide

by Jem Croucher

Watching water
slowly fill
Waves get bigger
bigger still
Beach gets smaller
Sea get wide
Standing here
with rising tide

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May 5, 2018

Tide

by John S

Coming now, in a swath of yellow,
this rising tide of dandelions.

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March 16, 2016

The Beholder’s eye

by Jem Croucher

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Caught in the rocks on the beach from a storm
an old length of rope from a ship
Entangled and twisted by the hand of the sea
the land has it firm in its grip

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February 25, 2016

Every turning tide

by Jem Croucher

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Broken by the ocean’s hand
the old lady of the beach
stretches out a long green arm
the sea, once more to reach
Strewn with captured flotsam
from every turning tide
her aged woodwork fractured
she leans now to one side

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February 24, 2016

Kissed by moving water

by Jem Croucher

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Kissed by moving water
gentle, sometimes strong
shingle moves the shifting sand
to the ocean’s song

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September 4, 2015

Living as an ocean

by Jem Croucher

 

I can close my eyes and drift away
with sea scent on the air
whilst the cries of seagulls up above
adds a richness there

I can drift away on a summer tide
as it laps up on the shore
floating as it ebbs away
as my mind cries out for more

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October 7, 2014

Pocketful of pebbles

by Jem Croucher

 

I have a pocket full of pebbles
But some are no longer there
Weighty, they burn a hole and yet
Their tactile pleasure keeps them there. For a while.

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