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Bottoms Up

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Bottoms Up

Beached the sun-bleached bottoms
of small boats color the sand scape,
safely turned bottoms-up
far from the high tide’s line.
They lay in wait beneath the teardrop rain,
huddled from the bay’s breath, they hide.
It is only the lap of languid wave that bides.



Boats Beach, Eastham Mass 2012

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 2:00:00 PM

    Nice verse. I like it, thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 9:28:00 PM

    Cool alliteration of B's in this one and awesome imagery.

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 1:21:00 PM

    Oh, I got a strange capitchta (I know I spelt that wrong)...you're number 4T6T, Debs!! :) Hmmmm.."Bottoms Up", Jack below likes that title! I think it's a great title for the BOATS, but before reading this I thought you'd been referring to an alcoholic libation. I can imagine in my mind a scene such as this, the boats overturned on the beach and the "languid wave that tides". Maybe they listen in their stupor to the seagulls? Oh Debs, I'm in a silly mood. Love you, Mikki

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 6:00:00 AM

    Bottoms up! LOL Love those sun tanned bottoms! Yee haw! Have a great weekend, dear Debbie!

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 4:42:00 AM

    Thank you for sharing your outstanding writing with us Debbie. I enjoyed reading it this morning. Have a wonderful weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 2:25:00 PM

    Hola, Debbie, wow... not an image of tan bottoms i want in my head..lol... thanks a lot DG... well i love the inhale and exhale in your poem.. xox~pd

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 2:17:00 PM

    We are gearing up for summer over here and the boats bottoms up is a common sight. This poem made me smile. Thank you for the ray of sun shine you have sent our way with this lovely poem. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 2:12:00 PM

    A peaceful glimpse at the sea life and their vehicles enjoyed your percepts Debbie, Happy Belated Birthday love vie