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Author Name: Freejohncarter 4 Comments
Date Added: August 26, 2009 18:08:50 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Starfish
Starfish
 
She walks the beach
I see her
She picks pebbles from the sand
I wonder what she finds
In dreams within her hand.
I wonder where she goes
When tidal forces move
When suicidal starfish
Get washed upon the shore.
Moment to moment
Her day is like the rest
She picks up pebbles from the sand
She looks for dreams
And found a starfish
Waiting softly in the sand.
Author's Notes:
I am not suicidal. Just a starfish who waits for the beachcomer.
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Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on September 1, 2009 02:57:20 AM Report
What a neat perspective. I'm smiling imagining you as a starfish.

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeA.P. on August 27, 2009 05:41:41 PM Report
i really enjoyed this.  i found the flow of reading this to be somewhat dreamlike, with all the 's' and 'sh' sounds, mimicking the sounds and atmosphere of a seashore.  you also introduce some beautiful ideas, like 'suicidal starfish' and the dreams in the hand...nice imagery.

Comment By: FreeAdri on August 27, 2009 02:21:21 AM Report
You are so brilliant with metaphors, you write it with no difficulty at all.
Beautiful poem, speaks of so much more. 
Lovely image. 
Adri x

Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on August 26, 2009 07:45:28 PM Report
John: lovely poem.  I pick up starfish, take them home and add glitter and small shells to them and they then glamourize my kitchen and writing area.

 

Lady D





 


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