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Bodega Bay

Whitecaps splash against
Charcoal colored rocks that
Lie in scattered clumps 
Hugging the summer shoreline,
Leaving white frothy foam 
That quickly disappears as
Steadfast rocks prepare for 
Their next embrace.
The ocean is calm today 
And my thoughts drift
Through azure skies 
To mingle with the clouds.

© Connie Marcum Wong

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  1. Date: 6/2/2014 7:30:00 AM
    This one caught my eye because we have a place for the arts called Bodega Ranch. I wonder if it was inspired by this bay.

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 6/3/2014 3:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It was inspired by Bodega Bay in Calif. Richard. I loved the area and it was made somewhat famous by Hitchcock's film "The Birds" being shot there. We had lunch near the sea and it was lovely. My daughter lives up that way. Thanks, Connie
  1. Date: 10/5/2012 11:46:00 AM
    I used to go deep sea fishing there. Those waters get very choppy,,, I love the sea though ,,,, have a blessed day Connie ;}

  1. Date: 7/16/2012 10:12:00 AM
    You have a way with words .

  1. Date: 7/15/2012 6:09:00 PM
    Very descriptive and expressive work..Enjoyed reading this eve..The strength of the Rock is what is needed..Sara

  1. Date: 7/3/2012 5:59:00 AM
    Rereading this lovely one of yours, Connie. How is the baby watching going?

  1. Date: 7/1/2012 4:05:00 PM
    congrats on your win in the contest; a succinct, superb evocation of the beach, each word thoughtfully placed :-)

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 9:37:00 PM
    Mingling with the clouds...great past time and poem. I enjoyed this.

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 8:24:00 PM
    Do you ever get over the wonder of living in Hawaii Connie? Imagine having this wonderful view of the sea all the time. I'm so glad I got to go there and experience some of what you write about. Just a beautiful rendition of what your Hawaii is :)

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 1:17:00 PM
    Connie, belated congrats on your win..an excellent write..David

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 2:50:00 PM
    Exquisite, Connie. Love the way you describe the rocks preparing for their next embrace. Congratulations on your win and my very best regards to you - Tim

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 10:49:00 AM
    Coming back to this beauty Connie and saying Super congrats on your win :) I really enjoyed this picturesque poem of yours! have a great weekend and hugs to you! :D

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 8:27:00 PM
    What sweet verse! The ocean is a great inspiration to many poets and you have done an evocative job here. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 12:46:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in the Summer contest cONNIE. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 10:47:00 AM
    and now... i send you bouquets of congrats, connie... well done, classy!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 11:51:00 PM
    your phrasing is almost impeccable, connie.. and the scenery done in such poetic diction flows like " frothy foam.." :) huggs

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 11:50:00 PM
    I am comming Connie.....beautiful place and beautiful poem. - Have a lovely day - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 6:57:00 PM
    oh my word, you must have barely posted this one. I had not ever commented to it before. Wow, you know what? This would be a perfect one for that anthology of Karen's!! A big congratulations to you. YOu and I got the same placement. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 6:32:00 PM
    You've made one of our favorite seaside places sound even more inviting. (My oldest son actually lives not far from there, in Petaluma...so we visit Bodega Bay often!) Lovely poem, Connie!! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 6:23:00 PM
    Hi COnnie, ,, congratulations on a job well done... DG. has some of the toughest contest.. I am so happy to see you on her wonderful list.. Always~PD

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 4:38:00 PM
    sharp, crisp...salty as the sea air...wish I could see you in San Fran next week? Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

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