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shell shock Premiere Contest Winner

She held a seashell to her ear But heard no soothing sea, Just choking gasps of life caught in An ocean of debris. 05.11.19 Pithy Pome Poetry Contest sponsored by Maureen McGreavy

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Date: 11/18/2019 11:37:00 AM
Wow Wendy, this really hits home hard! I am happy to see it win the Trophy! Congratulations my friend. A very worthy win! : ) xxoo
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Date: 11/16/2019 9:24:00 PM
Truly love your approach in this poem. Very ironic. Lonna
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Date: 11/14/2019 5:04:00 PM
Ah well done Wendy! Epigrams are so tough! This is a joy! Well not, a joy, I mean it’s sad, but you know... Anyway, congrats :-)
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/15/2019 5:59:00 PM
Lovely to hear from you,Nina. Thanks so much for reading and leaving such a great comment.
Date: 11/14/2019 12:19:00 PM
Back to say congrats on winning Maureen's contest. I knew this poem was special
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/15/2019 5:58:00 PM
How kind of you,Chris. A flashback to childhood beach holidays prompted this one!
Date: 11/14/2019 11:49:00 AM
'Wendy, Congratulations on your well-deserved win! I too would like to see the sea free of debris. David'
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/15/2019 5:57:00 PM
Thank you,David. Yes, we're all becoming so much more aware of the dilemma.
Date: 11/14/2019 11:44:00 AM
nicely done, Wendy, with great impact and congratulations on your win.
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/15/2019 5:56:00 PM
Thank you,Eve. It brought back childhood memories of listening for the sound of the waves in a conch shell. My scientific knowledge has since disproved the experience!
Date: 11/14/2019 9:53:00 AM
Bravo for a well deserved gold medal win, Wendy. It went to my FAVEs the first time I read it.
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/15/2019 5:54:00 PM
Thank you so much for your kind comment,Line.
Date: 11/14/2019 9:51:00 AM
Wendy, this is wonderful, congratulations on your trophy win in the contest, well done !
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/14/2019 9:55:00 AM
Thank you so much for taking the time to read and give positive feedback,Constance.
Date: 11/14/2019 8:13:00 AM
Congratulations Wendy, and thank you! Jan was right, it was up my street, in the final judging crunch this one bubbled to the top. xomo
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/14/2019 8:22:00 AM
I'm amazed! Thanks for the honour, Maureen. For some reason I had flashbacks to holding a seashell to my ear and mistakenly being assured that it was the sea I was hearing. A nice thought,though!
Date: 11/9/2019 10:16:00 AM
Very deep thought poetry, Wendy. Your somber muse imbues much wisdom. Aurora bright write. Love and more love always.
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/14/2019 8:20:00 AM
Thank you for your kind comments, Freddie. We are so much more knowledgeable now as to the polluted state of our oceans.
Date: 11/5/2019 7:10:00 PM
Powerful, Wendy. A cry for our environment. A FAVE for me.
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/14/2019 8:18:00 AM
Thank you,Line. It brought back memories of being erroneously told as a child that it was the sea I was hearing through a conch shell.
Date: 11/5/2019 10:49:00 AM
such a topical poem Wendy I think this is right up Mo's street:-) hugs Jan xx
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/5/2019 11:23:00 AM
Thank you for taking the time to read and leave this encouraging comment, Jan.
Date: 11/5/2019 9:57:00 AM
I think this is perfect for the contest. Nicely expressed Wendy
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Wendy Watson
Date: 11/5/2019 11:21:00 AM
Lovely to have such positive feedback. Thank you for the encouragement,Chris.