Elinor Morton Wylie

Somerville, New Jersey
Elinor Morton Wylie
Somerville, New Jersey
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Sea Lullaby

Rating: 4.4
The old moon is tarnished
With smoke of the flood,
The dead leaves are varnished
With colour like blood.

A treacherous smiler
With teeth white as milk,
A savage beguiler
In sheathings of silk
The sea creeps to pillage,
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Alem Hailu G/kristos 30 July 2017
A nicely penned piece I appreciate the creative art!
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Alem Hailu G/kristos 30 July 2017
I appreciate the creative art it is superb.
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Terry Craddock 02 January 2017
Walk Warm Water Lull Tide Beaches walk tantalizing lull in the tide peace is wave rocked into souls walk warm wave womb sands Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Sea Lullaby' by the poet Elinor Morton Wylie. Dedicated to the poet Elinor Morton Wylie.
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Terry Craddock 02 January 2017
Siren Summer Song In Windswept Tide siren tantalizing lull in windswept tide mica glitters in wave light kissed sands summer sun is sown golden memories Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Sea Lullaby' by the poet Elinor Morton Wylie. Dedicated to the poet Elinor Morton Wylie.
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Terry Craddock 02 January 2017
Mica Sands Silicate Treasure Trove Passages silicate sheets flakes sail in home oceans silicate sheets flakes journey in sea waves silicate sheets flakes treasure trove sands Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Sea Lullaby' by the poet Elinor Morton Wylie. Dedicated to the poet Elinor Morton Wylie.
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Terry Craddock 02 January 2017
Light Glitters On Surface Depths light glitters on water wave motions light glitters on wave washed mica sands silicate sheets stolen from tidal rocks Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Sea Lullaby' by the poet Elinor Morton Wylie. Dedicated to the poet Elinor Morton Wylie.
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Terry Craddock 02 January 2017
Life Mother Salt Saline Womb salt saline womb or salt tears sea grey sands or white black sands waves ripple waves roll shore kiss Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Sea Lullaby' by the poet Elinor Morton Wylie. Dedicated to the poet Elinor Morton Wylie.
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Terry Craddock 02 January 2017
Safe Deceptive Calm Turning Tide tame tantalizing lull in turning tide ripple rocks beguiles like a lullaby safe deceptive calm of still waters Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Sea Lullaby' by the poet Elinor Morton Wylie. Dedicated to the poet Elinor Morton Wylie.
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Terry Craddock 25 December 2016
An Eerie Beauty Is Light Upon Bewitching Waters woe woe beware a sea lullaby where bewitching sea lures us in beach walker swimmer lures in, with the light of the full moon upon reflective glass waters, lures a bewitched small boy in with a smooth china plate moon smile on walk upon silver waters; an invisible cloak hides ripples passage bubbles air rising spent life hides death unmarked watery grave; tide turn was vicious entrapment of prey a spider leaping upon a fly in wet webs savage glee in claiming a small child's life; Copyright © Terence George Craddock
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Terry Craddock 24 December 2016
Grey Sands White Sands Or Black Beach Sands the tantalizing lull in the tide rocks beguiles like a lullaby deceptive calm of still waters salt of the womb or salt of sea grey sands or white black sands waves ripple waves roll in to shore light glitters on water wave motions light glitters on wave washed mica sands silicate sheets stolen from tidal rocks silicate sheets flakes sail in home oceans silicate sheets flakes journey in sea waves silicate sheets flakes treasure trove sands the tantalizing lull in windswept tide mica glitters in in wave light kissed sands in summer sun is sown golden memories in the tantalizing lull in the tide peace is wave rocked into souls walking in warm wave wombs Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Sea Lullaby' by the poet Elinor Morton Wylie. Dedicated to the poet Elinor Morton Wylie.
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