Tag Archives: the sea

A Running`Tide

They say a tide runs but I wonder where it goes when it lopes off to the west leaving behind kelp in the sand mussels on rocks for the sea`gulls to peck`over in frenzied feasts sandy bubbles for clammers to … Continue reading

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A Healthy Fear

I love the sea yet do not venture` out on it but in a boat Something is dangerous there about its depths and I was not born with any gills We’re friends the open`sea & I in weather fair or … Continue reading

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At Ebb`Tide

At night when all is still the cars all parked in their garages sane men all asleep an old man will hear far`off songs of a near`by sea mid night The groan of distant buoys the haunting horns of a … Continue reading

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Sailor Come!

If the breeze blowing up scent of the sea from Sound is perfectly right you can hear off the water the distant sound of the Sirens singing Come join us here! Sailor Come! A young man can hear the song … Continue reading

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On Reverence

Standing on the bluff overlooking the Sound the salt`breeze in my face I remember I am of the seas crawled ashore on bones long washed into sands scoured by sea`gulls Why else this affinity for the deep mysteries ship`wrecks of … Continue reading

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