Jennifer Birchall

Gold Star - 20,949 Points (18 December 1974)

Shell Island - Poem by Jennifer Birchall

Remember feet embedded into the sand
As waves washed over them
We quickly ran back so they couldn't catch us
If they did we would stamp on them
We'd run away from golden sherbet sand
But make castles from same sweet powder
We'd lay and play from morn until the setting sun
On the golden beautiful shore
I'd love just one last time
To watch the sun set upon that beach so pure

Topic(s) of this poem: family, holidays, memories, sons

Comments about Shell Island by Jennifer Birchall

  • (6/12/2019 10:59:00 PM)

    The fond remembrances about a trip to the sea coast at shell island and time spent on the mesmerizing coast playing with children has been artistically portrayed in this beautiful poem. Thanks for sharing.10 points. (Report)Reply

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  • Jane Campion (6/12/2019 5:33:00 PM)

    A well formed poem that brings back memories. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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