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At Jerry's Point
by Kate Burnside
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I still have the luxury of a few left to post from my April poem-a-day challenge! Lucky me! :)) K xx



AT JERRY’S POINT


we walked onto the saltflats
in the absence of water,
spring tide at it’s lowest ebb.

Venturing out into the bay,
I summoned winds,
commanded waves,

then, whistling, turned
and headed for shore,
calling the sea to heel:

the shallows another gundog
trotting obediently behind me.

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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G
LOve this poem Kate! :)
Such beauty created right before my eyes! I want to walk it all!
The sea where I need to always be!
Write On! So glad you shared this!
Warmest Blessings and Love, Warrior Purple PaSSion Lady Shexooo

STay Positive!
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Fantastic strength of character in this gem!...ET
Reviewed by Art Sun
There is a feeling of power from within your thoughts which provke emotion and sense of wonder...it is so when we venture upon the sands and waves of this world which belongs....

to Nature and God...

truly nice work Kate...

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
No, No, Kate! LUCKY US that you've written, saved, and shared this happiness of spirit! A pleasurable read, friend!
Blessings, Appreciation, and Love ~~ Micke
Reviewed by John Leko
...your wishes move waters...and I listen to the sound...from an ocean so much beauty in force...found turning in this fine poetic piece. ...I find a tranquil inner world within your words Kate.
John
Reviewed by Charlie
Now THAT
is a sea poem!

...and what a powerful woman/goddess you must be... to command the waves and have them obey...

But a graceful woman knows about timing-- that it is everything-- knowing when to command is a sure sign of a woman who knows how to be obeyed... it's the law, afterall... the law of a woman's nature...

--Charlie
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota
so so serene, I love it!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Very nice indeed sweet lady,enjoyed..keep smiling OK...have a wonderful and safe day...Hugs
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Your powers seem to truly emanate from the sea!
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
lovely and peaceful write
Reviewed by Ted Bossis
All as/in\ one _obediently comes easily .~. evol smaerd TedSo
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Kate,

Absolutely splendid write. I love the peacefulness of the picture. Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
This is absolutely beautiful...so tranquil and peaceful...with a sense of spirituality to it...at least that is how the ocean always makes me feel.
Reviewed by jude forese
the luxury of control is transient to say the least ... missed your vivid imagery ... lots of catching up to do ...
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
Oh to walk the beach with a dog. Such is the beauty of life. Carefree is how I felt while I read this. Powerful in the way it eased my mind. Soltice. Liz
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Small, but has great impact - well done, Kate -

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen
Without a doubt, this is a keeper!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Wonderful story you weave in verse, Kate; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :D
Reviewed by Felix Perry
As an old beachcomber from years past, I love exploring the low tides and high to see what lovely treasures and mysteries have been washed up to lay at my feet. I love the smell of brine and the soft fogs that roll in along our North Atlantic shores. This write dear Kate brought that to mind and I wished we could have shared that landscape in reality as clearly as you offered it on paper. Well done.
hugs
Pops
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Hah!! Kate, my ego convined me that you had written a poem about moi . . . While you didn't you DID write an excellent, haunting piece about a meandering mind . . . Well done!!!
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
It may be small write Kate but it but it has a big meaning behind it. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg
"I summoned winds, commanded waves"...love the directness of the performance
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter
So much power in this quiet photo and your words. You command the orhestra.
Love and blessings,
Susan
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