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Below is the poem entitled REVERIE OF SEASHELLS' TRANCE which was written by poet nette onclaud. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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It was almost like a summer ritual To prance along the brightened shores of grain, When balmy trees wafted as usual Aunt Em’s hut glazed nearby lakeside's terrain. Waxed seashells rose like buffed pods on the ground, Dotted and curved, echoing of hummed waves played As we gathered them on coast walks, spellbound The array of tinseled humps were engraved And strung together into bright marble charms. While Aunt and I giggled, skirts fluttered on air Knitting loops as bracelets on tanned forearms, An enchantment draped by August’s fanfare. …I revel now at the trance of seashells’ gifts my childhood heart nestling magic that uplifts! You're A Little Kid Again Contest, Juli- Michelle Written by: nette onclaud * I was 7 years old when i began to take a special liking for seashore fare, perhaps influenced by an aunt who had a cottage on a beachfront. More than swimming, it was the beauty of nature that allowed me to connect with the world, with nature and the One. Till now, I collect seashells, about more than a thousand pieces to remind me of the gifts from the sea--- its music, wonder, and sense of peace.

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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 8:14:00 PM

    nette, awesome poem.............SKAT

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 8:40:00 AM

    An excellent poem expressing admiration of the amazing beauty of nature my dear friend Nette! My biggest hearty congratulations on your super win! Cheers & hugs! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 9:00:00 PM

    You must have been a delightful child. I so enjoyed your winning poem.

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 7:34:00 PM

    this one is so reminded me of my own childhood and all the shells painted and worn....thanks for the trip down memory lane and congrats on your first place win :)

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 5:32:00 PM

    This was perfectly lovely, Nette! Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 11:40:00 AM

    Congratulations and thank you for your poem. It was beautiful and definitely deserved recognition. Love, Juli-Michelle

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:19:00 PM

    A beautiful memory from the Phillippines! Thanks Nette!

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 5:15:00 PM

    How heart-warming!!!!!!!!!!! I loved this! What a beautiful environment you created!

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 1:14:00 PM

    Beautiful Sonnet here Nette!Enjoyed a lot.

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  1. Date: 9/2/2013 4:55:00 AM

    Excellent. Very creative write. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 9:29:00 PM

    Sweet beautiful memories and lovely written....thanks for the name donns nette..I've never had a nickname before..makes me feel liked....:-)

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 6:31:00 PM

    Those are some very sentimental memories you have Nette, they will be with you always! And these thoughts of seashells will always be a part of you and you have imparted some of that feel onto me by your glorious poem here my friend! Thank you for sharing this illustrious and fantastic write! What a wonderful piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 4:28:00 PM beautiful these childhood memories..I love sea shells and this penned beauty

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 3:31:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your creative work.Reads like you and your aunt enjoyed playing on the beach..Sara

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick Date: 9/1/2013 3:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for the vists to my page..Sara