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Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

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Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Between a sky of pale blue, streaked with white, 
and a glassy sea of royal blue, 
there lies a land of  lavender  rock,
where wind blown grasses grow in briny 
patches around weather beaten houses
brushed  in  pastel shades of yellow, pink, 
and green and blue.

A grey  fishing shack  stands on silts
beyond the waters edge, 
deep in  rippling reflections of itself 
and the sky that shimmers across the inlet
to the other side, where a dory 
tethered to a dock stacked high with reels
of blue and orange ropes and buoys, 
rests peacefully in the noon-day sun, with me, 
on these long cold winter nights.


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  1. Date: 5/3/2012 10:38:00 AM
    Aye! Indeed... with meown very eyes now 'ave seen that fishing shack... 'Tis that Bay known as Fundy o'er westward just a tad... within which once such dream as this remembered certainly had... yet me pen was afoul with rockweed o'which I'm now thus glad. SeaWolf

  1. Date: 1/19/2011 5:04:00 AM
    Your words as always paint such a beautiful picture dear Lainie. I am so happy you are here at the soup posting again. I wish some of the others we used to write with would come back. There don't seem to be many of us around anymore. ~~~Magnificent~~~ writing my friend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 6:52:00 PM
    Hi 'Laine! So good to see you back! First, let me just say, that this is beautiful as a picture!

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 6:28:00 PM
    Lainie....thanks for bringing me to this wondrous place!!! jimbo

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 5:53:00 PM
    Very awesome but creative write on Peggy's cove, Elaine

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 5:40:00 PM
    Such lovely description.....I can see it all !

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 5:39:00 PM
    wow~beautiful array of the spectrum present~a nice write on the waters edge~did you see the last lkine, I lost my breath....God bless~ Rick

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 5:17:00 PM
    A very pretty little quaint place that I would love to visit again. You have described it just as it is. Wonderful write. God Bless Phyl