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Shores of Malta

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Shores of Malta

Rhythmic swaying of peaceful waves
Tides align with the influential moon,
Lapping gently on wave-beaten shores
Of frothy seaweed and golden limestone.
Dazzling, too-blue-to-believe waters
Mirrored in the bright afternoon,
Eroded shores ancient with history
Keeping its secrets of thousands of mysteries.
Within honeyed walls that echo through time
Are whispers of old that try to be heard by modern age man,
Who is so out of tune and his instincts low,
Not keyed to the earth.
Age-worn battles of power abide
Never realising that they’re against the tide,
For the Earth surely in its finest hour, will win its opponent in war,
And seal them in through Earth’s activity.
A very good and fitting cemetery.

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  1. Date: 11/8/2009 5:34:00 AM
    Lovely write Rita, thank you for sharing >> James

  1. Date: 11/8/2009 3:57:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Rita. I also wish you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/7/2009 11:56:00 AM
    i love our honeyed walls of Our Country,i can travel the world but home is home:)beautiful writing oncemore--Charma