Janet Mary Zylstra

Rookie - 316 Points (1963 / London, England)

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Full time writer, poet and owner of a private refuge for
abandoned dogs. Spent ten years at sea, travelling obscure
parts of our world, but never quite made it to the Far East. more »

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  • Lare Austin (1/1/2005 1:58:00 PM)

    Hi Mary...I've just discovered your latest posted poetry. And thus have found your other poems here on this site as well. I just wanted to say thank you for sharing. Your poetry is very, very good. You have such a gifted way with words. Have you thought of publishing a book of poetry?

    Sincerely,
    Lare Joseph Austin

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Best Poem of Janet Mary Zylstra

Traveller's Memories

Dreams - dreams - dreams
Of faraway lands and faraway places,
Strange, foreign names and strange, foreign faces;
Dreams of the sea and dreams of the ocean
Flowing and ebbing - always in motion;
Dreams of the feel of the ship as she rumbles
And rolls as the water against her bow stumbles;
Dreams of the tropics and dreams of the islands,
The cold North Atlantic and ice floes like diamonds;
Dreams of the smell of the sea's salty air,
Of the gulls and the albatross hovering there.

Close your eyes and relax, alone with your privacy
And you will be ...

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