Gayle Sweeney

Rookie - 42 Points (1955 / USA)

Linda And Friends' Hampton Beach Gardens - Poem by Gayle Sweeney

Crimson,
Sun yellow,
Fairy rose pink,
Blue, Paris lavender
And soft white -
Colors are afloat!
Some rippling flowers
At Hampton Beach
Bloom in roadside island gardens
And in their own rowboats.
The flowers
And more blossoms, too,
Welcome sandy feet, sea gulls,
And sailing butterflies alike.
The beach blossoms
Hold pure sunshine,
Delighting all ages,
From the very old
To little tykes.
How the bright petals shine
During a magical day
By the seashore
In the summery sun!
It is fun to see the beach gardens' treasures
Growing
Around magnificent Happy Hampton!
Once the spots where the pretty flowers
Now catch the sunbeams
Were just plain dirt
Or bare, hard concrete.
Today the shimmery flowers,
Bringing joyful tidings,
Have our families and friends
To greet.

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Topic(s) of this poem: gardens


Comments about Linda And Friends' Hampton Beach Gardens by Gayle Sweeney

  • Constance K Yost (8/29/2012 11:40:00 AM)

    Gayle, this is sooo lovely-You must be very proud of your beach gardens and rightfully so! Smiles (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, July 14, 2014


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