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To a Little Sand Crab

Updated on October 7, 2014

The sand is mighty landscape

A terrain both grainy and clingy

As a gentle breeze blows tiny crystals

Crystals that stick to oil covered skin

A welcome rush on a hot day

And I sit up from my partial slumber

To notice the tiniest black eyes

Peeking from the smallest dune

The eyes watch me with curiosity

And blue eyes return the stare

Such a silly thought to have this exchange

Yet, I sit in the middle of the land of two-legged creatures

And this tiny creature is the only beast with time to share

A smile with a stranger.

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      Jim Higgins 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      What a nice observation in nature that led you to this interesting poem!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Beautiful Sherri;I truly loved this tale.Thank you so much for sharing.

      Eddy.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. Absolutely delightful. Loved this.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      How sweet. A lovely little vignette.

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      Robert A. Joseph 3 years ago

      Voted up, hope the object came to their senses!

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