Nancy Chambers


Ode To Fortescue Beach


Fortescue, Fortescue
With your sea and sky of blue
Displayed in various hue
Unspoiled marshes sprawl in quiet splendor
Zephyrs sway cattails, tall and slender
Often in the bay a distant thunder
Beaches reveal many a wonder
Horseshoe crabs, goldenrod and sea grass
Oyster shells, driftwood and beach glass
Capital of Weakfishes
Fulfilling lucky angler’s wishes
Your tides crest and your tides fall
Visitors behold the beauty of it all
Your secret’s known to only a few
Fortescue, Fortescue.

Submitted: Friday, November 09, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011
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