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Ottawa Beach

Seagulls soar
on a whispering west wind.
Waves flow
onto shoreline of white warm sand
and sandcastles grace the beach.

The sun looks down on its worshipers
from a billowing sky of blue and white.
A butterfly lands
on a wooden chair
and children laugh.

Noisy jet skis
powered by gas and testosterone
cleave the pristine sea,
while sailboats lazily drift
like swans on a rural pond.

On a midsummer day,
we drink in the nectar
of a Lake Michigan beach.

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  1. Date: 11/30/2011 1:11:00 PM

    Thank you for your kind comments on my writing. They are very much appreciated James. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 4:09:00 AM

    Just a fly by "Hi" this time. Sweet memory caught on the page, here. fave? Cleave ..sea. Nice image. Lake Huron is my dream space...we go when we can to 'Port Elgin, Ontario". Cheers, Cyndi