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"A Walk Along The Beach"

Updated on March 2, 2012

A Walk Along The Beach"

Down on the beach by the shore

I listen to the waters swiftly roar.

As I stroll along the beach

And feeling the sand beneath my feet.

The sea gulls flying high up in the sky

While I listen to their lullaby.

The sea tides briskly rolling out and in

Never knowing where they stop or begin.

The seashells were embedded deep within the sand

while digging with the shovel and at times with my hands.

The salty taste of the seas waters breeze

And the smell of the green sea weed.

The water is filled with sea creatures swimming in a school

The sea creatures know that they all rule.

The wind blew swiftly and bold

As I stood there trembling and cold.

When I visit the roaring sea

A feeling of peace came over me.

As I walk along the beach

Feeling the tide under my feet

You can see the large ships and the small boats afloat on the horizon

And the frequent visit of the water skiers exercising.

The beach has a sweet mystery all on it's own

Once there, you never want to go home.

Benny Faye Douglass (C) copyright 2010

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      Joanne M Olivieri 4 years ago

      Inspirational and engaging. You paint a beautiful picture with your words.

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      benny Faye Douglass 5 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Louise for your visit and positive feedback, I'm glad you approve. God bless you. creativeone59

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      Louise Osborn 5 years ago from Vancouver, BC

      Delightful flow with the tides, nicely reflected in spacing and line breaks!

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      benny Faye Douglass 5 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Simply untangled, for your visit and your appreciated comment. God bless you. creativeone59

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      Simply Untangled 5 years ago from Chicago, IL

      You painted a nice and vivid picture through this poem. Well written.

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      benny Faye Douglass 6 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank your visit you have a and your wonderful comment, I appreciate you.You have a very blessed day. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ..I'd walk along your beach ....anyday!!!!!!!!!

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you lifegate, for your visit and for your comment. I love poetry and I try to feel what I write, so the person reading can feel the peotry. I appreciate you and the fact that you loved my poetry, God bless you. Godspeed. creativone59

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      William Kovacic 7 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

      CO, I know this was written a while ago, but I just came across it, and I must say it is beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration.

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Benson, for stopping by and leaving you precious comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Audrey, I'm glad you like the poem, I appreicate you. thank you for comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      Benson Yeung 7 years ago from Hong Kong

      it was a short holiday reading your piece.

      thanks.

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      Audrey Kirchner 7 years ago from Central Oregon

      Don't think there is anything like the ocean - I surely miss it having grown up in beautiful San Diego - you captured all the essences perfectly!

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      I'm glad my poem was real for you ivori, thank you for your comment and feedback. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you getmyback, I appreciate you stopping by and leaving your compliment, comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you always exploring, I'm glad my peom gave you serenity. Thank you for your comment and feedback. Blessings. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Hello, I appreciate you and your comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Veronica, for your comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you ladyfairz, for stopping by with your comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Moulik Mistry, thank you for stopping and leaving your comment and feednack. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      ivori 7 years ago

      Ah, thank you for a wonderful poem, and it's true, once you get that sand in your shoes you can never get it out! I love the beach and find it can do wonders for soothing the soul.

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      Moulik Mistry 7 years ago from Burdwan, West Bengal, India

      This is excellent writing, peaceful words...

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      getmyback 7 years ago

      Thank you for sharing

      and your inspiration

      Great Hub

      BillY

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I got a sense of serenity while reading your poem,

      lovely thoughts

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you for your lovely poem. I'll never know you do it.

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      Veronica Allen 7 years ago from Georgia

      This beautiful. I love the way it flows.

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      LADYFAIRZ 7 years ago

      I too have a connection with the magnificent seas, lakes, and rivers here on our planet. I enjoyed your poem very much, thanks, Ladyfairz