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Hidden Treasures Of Summer

Toes are dug into the sand,the sun chases the clouds away.
Traveling along the sugared shore I search for treasures of the sea.
Scalloped edges or smooth as silk I hunt for them the live-long day.
Determined to find what I can for these are just like jewels to me.

Shiny shards of old sea glass or many hued and lovely shells.
Colors of magnificence or pewtered layers in the sands.
I cherish every prize I find that's washed up in the sudden swells.
These treasures are useful to me for things I create with my hands.

The sun blazes and paints my skin as I continue on my quest.
I'll take a dip into the sea to cool down and rejuvenate.
Filtering sand through my fingers I look for and only keep the best.
My bucket's full, I'm happy as a clam now as the day grows late.

This day has been a wondrous journey that I wish would never end.
I love the sea and all it holds for mankind to experience.
Taking my jewels with me now I walk the shoreline 'round the bend.
My heart is filled with gladness and a feeling of peace so immense!

for contest "Write me a summer day"
written June 9th,2013

Copyright © Deb Wilson

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  1. Date: 7/18/2013 11:00:00 PM
    HI DEB, you wrote a lovely summer day's poem.... congrats... SKAT

  1. Date: 7/15/2013 10:29:00 AM
    The treasures from the sea and sand. I enjoyed this well expressed summer day. That's my kind of day. Congrats on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 6:04:00 PM
    a nice summer day write... congrats... :-)... always & forever.... PD

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 4:43:00 PM
    One of my favorite things to do..look for treasure on the beach. Loved your poem. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 7/13/2013 11:50:00 PM
    congrats on your winning entry in my "summer" contest Deb

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 4:18:00 AM
    Utterly beautiful I am there Deb a stunning write gl in contest Shadow x

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 12:15:00 AM
    I like the the portrait you so succinctly painted in this comely write.The second stanza sells itself to restful beauty and the last stanza breaks away nicely to that note of finality.Excellent write!