Empty Shells

Written by: Christopher Bunton

The sea waves

washing empty shells clean.

Laid in the sand, just where each should be.


The being

gone from inside the shell,

leaving colorful beauty behind.


In life's waves

we are born and we grow,

only to die and be lain to rest.


Our souls gone

from this now worthless shell,

leaving behind a unique story.






Christopher Bunton

For the "Parallelogram de Crystalline" Contest