My Netherlands

Written by: Elly Wouterse

my lowland and its flatness
westernmost always my sea 
dunes and dikes protective mattress 
villagers sing their warm heartfelt plea 

bracing fragrances excite 
salty winds homely statements 
windmills and hamlets always in sight  
wooden shoes vocalize on pavements

white clouds and greenest meadows 
nowhere views without a bike
lots of white and black dots create cows
always water behind the dike 

©Ellie Daphne 2013

EIGHT Lines any KIND 
Contest Judged:  1/12/2013 12:00:00 AM	
Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi
10th place awarded. 
re-written after judging (3rd stanza)