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Blue Day at the Beach

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Blue Day at the Beach

With sand sifting through my fingers
 and the waves tickling my toes
I sit in quiet contemplation
 while my somber mood grows

Then I walk along the shore
 with haunting memories of you
Unseen scars of heartache
 leave me feeling blue

I’ll come back again tomorrow
 searching for peace in my heart
Like the broken seashells I walk among
 seeking their missing part

For the Contest "Blue on blue on blue"
My topic:  Beach

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  1. Date: 7/5/2011 5:16:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Shani in Francine's "Blue on blue on blue" contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 11:53:00 AM
    Oh, Shani, this is really lovely and sad as well. You know health issues have prevented me from being on the Soup as much as I like, but I am so happy I had the chance to read this inspiring poem. I sometimes feel "blue" when walking on the beach too. Congratulations on your success in Francine's contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 2:12:00 AM
    KUDOS to you for your great win,shani..:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 8:31:00 PM
    Congrats Shani on your HM with this beautiful concept in poetry luv.. enjoy special honor...

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 7:07:00 PM
    i love how you used blue for melancholy in this contest, shani, you did an excellent job with your entry. Congratuations.

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 5:44:00 PM
    Plaintive and beguiling. Congratulations Shani. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 4:19:00 PM
    congrats Shani on your HM in the contest with this touching entry

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 12:34:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading the words that flowed from your pen today Shani. I hope you have a wonderful fun filled weekend and that you find miles of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 7:27:00 PM
    a superb entry for the contest and beach theme.. favorite place of all ... good luck Shani on this creative entry and super write luv..