Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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[images from google dot com]

you susurrate your daydreams in wave,
Atlantic - of frothy white secrets, they've
come and gone: galleon, caravel, carrack,
swivel your globes, dare to look back



sea grapes line borders of winding paths,
like swirling skirts of constraint to wrath,
ancestry frolics in face of watery heave,
sand bucket and spade steady play, perceive



sky colours in sea -
children at Manzanilla
building sandcastles
© gillena cox 2017


Blog hopping today with

Midweek Motif ~ Ocean(s)
Susan's prompting

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“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

28 comments:

  1. Vivid imagery. I loved the way you ended the poem ~"children at Manzanilla
    building sandcastles"

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  2. Thanks for your appreciation Purba

    much love...

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  3. How lovely to find the rhyme in the Haibun, setting the tone for ancient galleons and contemporary frolic in one swoop. The waters heave, children perceive ... Wonderful!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Susan

      Much love...

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  4. Hand me a sand bucket, I'm ready to play!

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    1. ☁😊☁Happy you dropped by MMT

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  5. Somehow the term "swivel your globes" made me think of "shiver me timbers"! I love the word "sursurration" too. Your poetry always makes me think. Bravo

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Bev

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  6. Love the sea grapes lining the paths.

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  7. Thanks for dropping in Sherry

    Much love...

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  8. There's something underneath this one to think about.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Rob

      much love...

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  9. Beautiful poem Gillena, it gave a sense of history of how many of the islands inhabitants descendants had come to the islands over the oceans.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Robin

      much love...

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  10. The waives of this rhyme
    Touched images sublime

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Martin

      much love...

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  11. like the galleons sailing while children build sandcastles and daydreams whisper like waves... sigh!!!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Thotpurge

      much love...

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    1. glad you dropped in Jae

      much love...

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  13. Images to behold - plain lovely.
    Well-penned.

    -HA

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Anmol
      much love...

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  14. I agree with Rob that there's something underneath to think about. Like an ocean, this piece is beautiful, deep and can be interpreted in various ways. It is my favourite by you!

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Khaya

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  15. Beautiful poem. It's no coincidence, then, that many of life's most romantic moments take place by the water :) Loved it, Gellina.

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    1. Happy you dropped in Panchali. You almost got the spelling of my name correct this time.

      It's G I L L E N A

      MUCH LOVE...

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    1. Glad you dropped in Rosemary

      Much love...

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