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Memories of the sea wash over me on days when clouds are drifting cottony above my head through placid azure sky. Such images flit like a butterfly across my mind; I seize them gratefully! They bring with them sweet thoughts of family and times of which I now can testify flowed out like tides to leave me by and by. . . memories of the sea. How young we were in days so summery! Through waves we leapt, expending energy. Sated, we lay sunning on the beach to dry, till sunlight - like our youth - sank down to die. But I will keep for an eternity memories of the sea.

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Date: 11/13/2016 11:48:00 AM
Memories of the Sea...I spent many of my young days on the beach at Point Breeze, on Lake Erie. Such happy memories. Beautifully expressed, Andrea. Congratulations! ...Fran
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Date: 11/12/2016 9:04:00 PM
Memories of the sea - beautiful and haunting! Congrats, Andrea!
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Date: 11/12/2016 7:42:00 PM
Andrea congratulations on your win in the contest with this beautifully penned poem ~
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Date: 11/12/2016 4:59:00 PM
Such lovely memories shared so well by the wonderful imagery you present with your words. Congratulations on your fine win on this short list of winners, Andrea. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 11/12/2016 12:13:00 PM
Congratulations Andrea! I am so proud of you. You have accomplished a lot. I look forward to seeing even more blessings come to you in the future. - Hans
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Date: 1/28/2016 9:34:00 PM
HEY, Andrea, Congrats on your awesome win. I'm so behind here, the SEA theme is perfect. Love LINDA -
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Date: 1/20/2016 8:46:00 PM
Wonderful descriptions of found memories that we all can relate to. Deserving of a win and congrats!
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Date: 1/19/2016 4:16:00 PM
Lovely write Andrea..love the last stanza..congrats on your win!
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Date: 1/19/2016 2:06:00 PM
Congratulations on your first place win withthis lovely poem drawn from fun memories.
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Date: 1/19/2016 8:01:00 AM
Congrats on your fine win, Andrea.
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Date: 1/19/2016 5:59:00 AM
Greetings Andrea. Congrats on your #1 placement in the contest! ;-)
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Date: 1/19/2016 5:33:00 AM
Really refreshing........ Thanks for sharing and congratulations on the big win........ Archana
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Date: 1/18/2016 10:53:00 PM
Wow Andrea superb write n win.. big congrats!
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Date: 1/18/2016 10:48:00 PM
Andrea, stopping by to enjoy this one once again. Congratulations on your Fine Sea win... Stop by my latest blog "This is HOW I FEEL" if you'd like. LOVE SKAT
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Date: 8/7/2015 10:05:00 AM
Nicely written on days at the sea. love phyl
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Date: 6/13/2015 11:06:00 PM
I like those sandy pants and sea salted memories. Longer lines in this rondeau...best wishes!
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Date: 6/3/2015 5:43:00 AM
beautiful nostalgic write
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Date: 5/30/2015 5:40:00 PM
A sure big winner in my books, Andrea, that fills me with nostalgia! The magnificent imagery fills the senses and I can smell the salt of the sea! Warmest regards. Pandita
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Date: 5/21/2015 4:48:00 PM
Beautiful memory! So well expressed!
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Date: 5/20/2015 7:30:00 PM
Masterful Andrea, one can read this piece many times and notice a new twinkle in the lovely breakers! Faving this.... Keith;-)
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Date: 5/18/2015 1:28:00 AM
A great memory of a write Andrea, & well done one its placement..'
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Date: 5/17/2015 3:33:00 AM
Beautiful Rondeau Andrea!Best wishes for the contest.I will do a pantoum later.First I want to write a verse for Nette's contest.
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Date: 5/16/2015 9:01:00 PM
Simply beautiful!
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Date: 5/16/2015 2:51:00 PM
Andrea, Congratulations on your Memory of the sea win. LUV LINDA
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Date: 5/16/2015 10:25:00 AM
sweet win Andrea......skat
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