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History

Rising

from the

Sea

Treasure from the sea Golden doubloon Sixteenth Century artifact By ancestors hewn Earth’s history lays buried Beneath five oceans As undersea tremors Create violent commotions Freeing from Spanish galleons Precious metals, gemstones To greet early beachcombers History on loan Memories of bygone ages Scattered on the sand Finally kissed by sun again While in a searcher’s hand I pursue this morning trek With Atlantis on my mind Seeking proof at last In treasures I might find When ancient civilizations Seem to disappear Comb the beach, you might find The evidence is here For like a phoenix rising New finds appear each day And I’ll not stop searching Till doubts I can allay

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Date: 6/9/2021 11:54:00 AM
oh, love this one - awesome, hon
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/11/2021 11:50:00 AM
It was a natural fit for an Atlantis theme. Didn't place, but I had fun writing it!
Date: 4/26/2021 3:18:00 AM
Brilliant. I will look out more on my beach walks. Kind wishes, Kai
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Date: 4/14/2021 2:13:00 AM
Your Poetry has such a lovely mellow flow to it Carolyn. This is a brilliant piece peppered with history from our past. I loved it! Into my faves! Blessings xxoo
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Date: 4/7/2021 3:36:00 PM
A very cool way to mention phoenix rising, Carolyn. I admire how drawnn you are to the ocean. I love it too but you certainly know more about it than I do and have LIVED it!!!
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/11/2021 11:52:00 AM
The underwater "Bimini Road" off the coast of the Bahamas is suspected by some to be a road once used in Atlantis. I am fascinated by oceanography. Thanks for reading!
Date: 4/5/2021 5:37:00 AM
Hi Carolyn, My dream was to become an archaeologist as it was one of my sub-majors for my BA degree. But life chooses its path for you and I only started studying at 45 years of age, but carried on to do my honors too. The thought of finding proof of civilizations of long ago fascinated me and still does. But I will certainly keep in mind what you tell us in your poem, especially as the whole family is going down to the coast for two weeks in May. Love your poem Carolyn. Hugs, blessings, Jenn.
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Date: 4/4/2021 10:59:00 AM
Well written. I loved it... A fav... Have a wonderful day. Ann
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Date: 4/3/2021 1:08:00 PM
Absolutely love the vibrancy and exhilaration of this poem, Carolyn. History is one of my favorite subjects, and this is a Fave too. :-)
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Date: 4/2/2021 9:02:00 PM
Hi Carolyn, What a great take on the contest theme. Your final stanza sums up your well written write very well. Great job:-) Alexis
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Date: 3/31/2021 9:08:00 AM
Exquisite last line, Carolyn! agree with Paul, your book is a fine read!
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 4/3/2021 8:46:00 AM
Thanks, Jim. Have a wonderful Easter!
Date: 3/31/2021 2:17:00 AM
The title tempts the reader to read, Carolyn, and the content does not disappoint! I am reminded of your book "Colonizing Atlantis, the New Earth"...a book worthy of reading. ~ Hugs // paul
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 3/31/2021 8:05:00 AM
Thanks for reading, Paul. I didn't know you'd read the book, so thanks again. Have a blessed Easter!
Date: 3/30/2021 8:44:00 PM
Carolyn, 'Memories of bygone ages ~~ Scattered on the sand ~~ With Atlantis on my mind' I hope you find all the treasures you seek. -Richard
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Date: 3/30/2021 7:41:00 PM
Remarkable poetry Carolyn, so much of interest in there...
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Date: 3/29/2021 1:28:00 PM
Lovely penning Carolyn, nice rhyme and flow really make it an eyecatcher indeed. Blessings, Gordon
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Date: 3/29/2021 1:10:00 PM
Spectacular write, Carolyn, a sure top winner for the contest. Beautiful foto of you with the catch of the day. I envy you - all I can catch around here are 12 inch trout! Thanks for your kind comment re Hanks' boots. Bob
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 3/31/2021 8:09:00 AM
Bob, I caught the red grouper on a three-day charter excursion off Key West. You'll find some large fish there. Couldn't hold up the 50-pound Goliath Grouper for the photo. Thanks for reading! Have a blessed Easter, Bob.
Date: 3/29/2021 5:35:00 AM
Your poem is an ode to the rare treasures of yore, my friend. Amazing how they speak of the time when they got buried. Let the phoenix rise! All the best, Carolyn.
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Date: 3/28/2021 10:53:00 PM
Must have to be lucky to find a golden doubloon. Wish you luck.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 3/29/2021 11:04:00 AM
You'd be surprised at the treasures that turn up on Florida's beaches. Thanks for reading, Victor.
Date: 3/28/2021 7:08:00 PM
Wonderful entry for the contest Carolyn. Love it. Hope it's a winner. God Bless, JB
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Date: 3/28/2021 5:22:00 PM
With the market price of gold over 1,700 dollars a troy ounce, just finding one of those Spanish gold doubloons would would be well worth while! Enjoyed the wonderful write.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 3/29/2021 11:03:00 AM
Beachcombers here find many such coins. We have many sunken ships off the coast of Florida and treasure hunters are at work. Thanks for reading, Robert.
Date: 3/28/2021 3:53:00 PM
I always wanted to find a fossil on the beach... something no one had seen, ever. I wouldn’t turn my nose up at a golden doubloon though. Great tale, Carolyn. All the best in the contest. Terry
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 6/11/2021 11:53:00 AM
Keep searching. They're finding all sorts of things are washed in with the tide here.
Date: 3/28/2021 3:48:00 PM
I think the ocean has a lifetime of trinkets, I am always amazed at what I find, when I get lucky enough to get near the sea. Hope all is well, sending love and prayers, your way Carolyn :)
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 3/29/2021 11:04:00 AM
Thank you. I'll be spending Easter with my sister, so I'm very happy. Have a blessed Easter, Vie!