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Rating: 2.8

This day winding down now
At God speeded summer's end
In the torrent salmon sun,
In my seashaken house
On a breakneck of rocks
Tangled with chirrup and fruit,
Froth, flute, fin, and quill
At a wood's dancing hoof,
By scummed, starfish sands
With their fishwife cross

Gulls, pipers, cockles, and snails,
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Susan Williams 04 January 2016

This great poem is bursting at the seams with such fresh and resonating phrases like In my seashaken house On a breakneck of rocks I love poets who can write descriptions so spine-tingling real that you can smell them, taste them, feel them, hear them, and see them.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 04 January 2016

Awesome poem with deep and intriguing meaning. Enjoyed reading. Thanks for sharing.

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Brian Jani 26 April 2014

Awesome I like this poem, check mine oit

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* Sunprincess * 31 January 2014

...........seems he was writing of a dream with so many images and no story line to go with it...

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John Schutzius 26 November 2013

This is one of my favorite poems. The sounds and images that cascade from the pen of the poet are fascinating and exhilarating! This poem that speaks of the poet's own work-the flood flowers now. Incredible.

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