L. K. Thayer

Rookie (Fargo, North Dakota)

The Beach - Poem by L. K. Thayer

We walked on the sand near the ocean
The waves touched my feet
The water was cool
I held onto him.

We walked in unison
Twin souls
Feet touching sand.
I scratched his back.

We watched the seagulls watching us.
They were waiting for a handout
Vying for position.

The vendor said they'd eat popcorn.
We made their day, they made ours.
He sang to me.

We wandered and felt the comfort of the sun
Embracing us,
Erasing any past hurt.

Like waves wash over a footprint in the sand.
He held my heart
I held his hand.

Comments about The Beach by L. K. Thayer

  • (6/7/2008 4:55:00 PM)

    I love the last three lines especially (Report) Reply

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  • (2/16/2008 11:47:00 PM)

    really sweet. vivid. felt i was there seeing it take place. thanks! (Report) Reply

  • (12/25/2007 7:53:00 PM)

    Soft and sweet and evocative! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 21, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, May 2, 2011

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