Charles Darnell

St Martinsville, Louisiana
Charles Darnell
St Martinsville, Louisiana


Rating: 4.5
I walk along a melancholy strand,
Hearing music played too far
To be meant for me.
Drifting down the beach,
Distorted by erratic wind,
It faintly pulled,
Like the withdrawing tide
Pulls flotsam from the shore.

Here is where you haunt me.
The hiss of the returning waves
Whisper your name,
The cry of the gulls call,
But you will never answer.
Your image is torn by breeze and spray
Fleeing up the sand,
Hiding in the hollow dunes.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Bursting with a beauty that is very creative!
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Charles Darnell 06 January 2016
Thank you!
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Noreen Carden 26 November 2013
Beautifully written a story of love and loss and nice description of the seashore i love the line Your image is torn by breeze and spray
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Wahab Abdul 07 July 2013
the last 3 lines is wonderful!
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Aaron Evans 04 July 2013
beautiful poem. well written.
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Bri Edwards 03 July 2013
i love it. it is refreshing to read a smooth, understandable, grammatically well-constructed, and beautiful poem on PH. thanks for sharing. i give you very high marks.
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