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The Lonely Shore

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The Lonely Shore

Down by the lonely shore
Beside the twisted tree
In the wake of a storm
Forming in the darkened sea
By the salty shore
I sit in silence
Wishing I knew more
as it gathered its violence
Jagged rocks edge the sad sea
Like teeth of a beast waiting for me
This is a hungry sea
But I will not indulge its hunger
For its murky depths hold
Secrets cold
Secrets centuries old
The storm's madness is coming
In wrathful packs
I see it at last
The eye of madness, the hurricane
Evokes sadness, all the while it came
I stand and watch this hollow storm unfold
And run home from the lonely shore
Holding secrets centuries old

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  1. Date: 7/10/2010 11:44:00 AM
    Congrats! Nice write.

  1. Date: 7/8/2010 7:08:00 AM
    Congratulations Billy on your win in Frank Herrera's contest "Images". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/8/2010 1:59:00 AM
    Mystical and magical. Congratulations on your win, Billy. Laini

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 10:54:00 AM
    Excellent! congratulations, Billy. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 10:42:00 AM
    Congrats on your well deserved win in Frank’s contest. May you have many more wins as you keep your passionate pen alive… Please keep writing great poems, and enjoy this honor. Love, Adeleke

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 10:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your success in Frank's contest! The imagery and ponderings here are superb....the hungry sea and the storm's madness are excellent personifications~Chris

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 9:34:00 AM
    Creative use of imagery. The ending leaves the reader with something to ponder. Congratulations on your third place finish in the Images contest. Enjoy your success. I wish you many more. Karen

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 5:25:00 AM
    Congrats Billy on your winning poem in the Images contest with this awesome write.. enjoy a big win.. with luv from the "Sweetheart" in Hawaii on vacation.. AlohA...

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 12:57:00 AM
    Magical read for me!! Congratulations on your win in my contest!!1