Treasure Island

Marilyn Shepperson

(4th September 1949 / Hounslow. Middx)

Still Waters / Early Morning


Fishing boats still tied up
By dripping weed laden ropes
To a barnacle covered jetty
A heron steps grandly among the shallows
As jackdaws squabble among the rocks
While against the sheltering wall
Of the old boat house
A family of ducks sleeps on
And as no ripple disturbs the still surface
So that all that's above, can be seen below
But only as dark shadows.

Submitted: Monday, September 04, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, September 01, 2010
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