Tag Archives: ocean

Guest author: Mary Smith ~ Carrick Magic

Carrick Magic She’s an enchantress, as old as creation, never ages, ceaselessly changes. Golden whin skirts, coconut-scented, sweep the rocky shoreline; green petticoats shot through with periwinkle blue, willow herb rose, sea-pink. Beguiles artists with her magic light, shows shapes, … Continue reading

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A maritime scene ~ Phillip Knight Scott #writephoto

A seamstress swims by the pirate ship, her hem undone as her legs drum beneath the water’s otherwise somber surface. The sun’s light stretches longer as it attempts to dip into the ocean for the night, highlighting as it goes … Continue reading

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Tranquil Cove ~ Diana Wallace Peach #writephoto

The beach parking lot was jammed with cars. Outside their blue rental, Samantha stretched her stiff limbs while Jeff rummaged in the back seat for snacks and towels. A tow truck clanked its chains and ground its gears in the … Continue reading

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Yearning ~ Dorinda Duclos #writephoto

I hit a rough patch of water in my journey toward the sun. Perhaps, this was as far as I should go, and yet I had a yearning to go farther, to meet the sea, and travel beyond this piece … Continue reading

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Still Flowing ~ Tina Stewart Brakebill #writephoto

when our days are spent the rivers still flow to sea and the earth endures Reblogged from Tina Stewart Brakebill

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Saltwater ~ H. R. R. Gorman

Reblogged from Let Me Tell You the Story of… What made the gods cry Great saltwater tears Such that their anguish Filled ocean trenches? What suckling babe died, Leaving lone parents, To form the seashores? What child was sent off With … Continue reading

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Of Loss and Hope ~ Colleen Briggs

Reblogged from Fragments of Light: The grief, the loss of what she had hoped for, lapped as relentlessly, as inevitably, as the breakers crashing again and again—minute after minute, day after day. Repeating their reach and retreat for millennia. Tumbling … Continue reading

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Faraway ~ Sisyphus #writephoto

Low tide: it is as if the world, the ocean, had wanted to withdraw, to retire, at the other end, on the other side, perhaps to another galaxy. The written words cannot be erased, nor the broken promises forgotten. Continue … Continue reading

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Faraway, so close ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

Now so calm, so peaceful. Even beautiful. Pink sky and blue clouds reflected in the deep blue water. But she could no longer see beauty in the world. Not here, looking out where the Makassar Strait met the Celebes Sea. … Continue reading

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Emerging ~ Sascha Darlington #writephoto

How many paths have I walked to find you? In dreams, I follow your trail only to have you slip away moments before I reach you. This is fate. Yours, mine, ours. In my last dream, I walked until there … Continue reading

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