At Gorman's Beach

At Gorman's Beach there's never many people
Even on warm Summer days few there ever one does see
A quiet broad beach but hardly an attraction
Though one has to wonder how come this could be?

The strong currents there perhaps makes it dangerous for swimming
Perhaps the word on this has got around
That nearby far safer places to swim in
Than Gorman's Beach where huge surf waves even at low tide the beach does pound

On Gorman's Beach a large body of water known as Rutledge Cutting
That is cut off from the sea by the high bank of sand
The stagnant water in it seems quite salty
Due to it's proximity to the ocean not hard to understand

At Gorman's Beach no shortage of Arctic waders
Some turnstone and large flocks of sanderling
They arrive there in early September
As some of the first migrants of the southern Spring

At Gorman's Beach there's never many people
Not even on the Summer's nicest day
It is said it is not a safe place to swim in
And far safer beaches a short drive away.

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