Solace of the Sea
Sea sounds bring solace.
Whispering waves ebb and flow.
Waters mirror a scenic serenity,
while salty breezes blow.
Sandpipers play relentless tag,
alternating the chase with escape.
Gentle whitecaps rise to greet them,
carving the outline of the cape.
Seagulls swoop and dive with an echoing cry,
floating white on the cornflower sky.
Troubles forgotten, we lie on the sand
and watch cotton ball clouds drifting by.
For those wondering, no, I am not currently at the beach. These photos are from a vacation a few years ago.
Very beautiful poem, Connie. Larry and his grandkids have been at the ocean for the 4th. I've enjoyed their photos and your vacation photos from a few years ago are lovely too. Hope you all are doing well. xoReplyDelete
Very beautiful! I hope you get some time by the water soon.ReplyDelete
I love, love, love the beach. You captured it perfectly.ReplyDelete
My soul still thrives at the Jersey Shore, even though I'm landlocked in TX. Excellent poem
Lovely post! I usually find the sea a little disturbing. Pretty sure this is left over from a couple of incidents in my childhood. I fear drowning.ReplyDelete
I'm sorry to hear this, Linda. I wouldn't like having a recurring fear like that one.Delete
Lovely, I really wish to live by the sea or ocean, the views are so beautiful! Your photos are really pretty, have a lovely week☺☺ReplyDelete
Just stopping by to say have a lovely day!☺Delete
Sounds like a lovely vacation left you with stunning memories.ReplyDelete
What a DELIGHTFUL poem my dear friend Connie :)ReplyDelete
Joys of summer beaches reflect vibrantly in you powerful expression :)
I would love to sit on beach alone while listening the stories of smooth shy waves
Enjoy the beauty of the season my friend
Whether you are here or there, or anywhere in between, the photos and poem are beautiful! ...I love the coast so much - ....I won't be back there until November...ReplyDelete
wonderful words together with beautiful photos...ReplyDelete
Have a nice summer
Have a lovely weekend:)ReplyDelete
Calming and peaceful...the sea does this to me.ReplyDelete
Have a wonderful week!:)ReplyDelete
Nice words that fit with the photos, Connie, even if you were not at the beach when writing them. The beach is one of Grenville's favorite places to go in warmer months.ReplyDelete
I love your poem and the pictures that go along with it. The seashore is my favorite place to be, and you've captured it beautifully.ReplyDelete
Such beautiful word pairings ("scenic serenity") and picture-word pairings. Thanks for soothing my nerves, Connie.ReplyDelete
Have a very pleasant week.
The sea is only three miles from my home, and yet you made me miss it...ReplyDelete
What a wonderful comment, Liza. Thank you!Delete
Love your poetry- it's so good to be able to sit at my computer again and read my favorite blogs. Have a great weekend!ReplyDelete
How much your post and wonderful words make me long to go back to the beach! Haven't been there in years!ReplyDelete
Your words and images flowed beautifully together! Now I long for a relaxing seashore getaway, Connie.ReplyDelete
What a beautiful, peaceful poem. I loved it!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much, everyone, for your kind comments.ReplyDelete