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Sea Shells

Rinsed aground.
Recording existence.
Abandoned dwellings wait to be found.

Each new tide 
Decorates the seashore –
Leaving remnants of moments in time.

Dawn awakens.
Sunlight sparkling the sand –
A woman strolls, collecting seashells.

Her thoughts soar.
Oh sweet creative mind!
Histories preserved in jewelry. 

© March 1, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest:  PARALLELOGRAM DE CRYSTALLINE Sponsor: 
Nette Onclaud

FORM: the Parallelogram de Crystalline ---created by Karan Naidu--which consists of 4 
verses of 3 lines each..the syllable count is 3,6,9..

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

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  1. Date: 3/9/2012 5:15:00 PM
    Nice and lovely write,Dane.Congratulations on your win...

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 4:36:00 PM
    congrats on your win in the contest; I like the image of histories preserved in jewellery :-)

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 12:33:00 PM
    Congrats Dane on your win.Very nice poem.

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 7:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Nette's contest Dane Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 4:53:00 AM
    Great work..Very creative indeed..Enjoyed reading this morn..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 11:24:00 PM
    i love that part: histories preserved in jewelry!! Such a beautiful way to save history. Love your imagery. Congrats in the contest.

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 9:31:00 PM
    congrats on your win in my contest, dane.. wonderful imagery:) hugggs!

    Smith-Johnsen Avatar Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
    Date: 3/9/2012 3:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Nette for choosing my poem as a winner. Big Smiles.
  1. Date: 3/8/2012 8:44:00 PM
    Great win, Dane Ann...creative touches in your winning write. Gwendolen

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  1. Date: 3/8/2012 7:36:00 PM
    Congrats. Dane Ann on your special win hugs, vie

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 7:26:00 PM
    congrats Dane Ann on a superb win for this intriguing write on seashells luv..

  1. Date: 3/1/2012 4:33:00 AM
    Dane Ann I like this poem you have created today, have a lovely day. - oxox Anne-Lise