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A Soak in my Sea...
by Ed Matlack

Friday, June 26, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Tis the same sea

Of others who of it write

But to each it is right

Or facing south left

Living without her

I would be bereft…


The waves greet me

With their steady hum

Soaking in the sea

With a sparkling rum

Never near her do I feel glum

Felt this way since I was quite wee…


Created by God

Nurtured by Nature

The sea is there for all

Protected by many a dolphin pod

After all these years

Still able to of me enthrall…



© ed ~~~~ 6/26/09

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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/28/2009
The wind, mosquitoes,gulls, and waves crashing drive me crazy. Prefer crickets, mosquitoes, frogs, and owls.

;-) Ron
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/27/2009
Gotta admit that looks pretty inviting today. I'm with Mr.Ed though, I've got the spa set to a cool 75. Thus soaking in the spa with some left over blue moon.
Reviewed by John Domino 6/27/2009
I loved the bottom lines of this poem:

"Created by God Nurtured by Nature

The sea is there for all Protected by many a dolphin pod

After all these years Still able to of me enthrall…"


Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 6/27/2009
This is your forte, Ed: writing of the sea and it's waves and it's clearing of the mind with great memories! Hope Rufuz is there to share with you. Seems like a wonderful day for you two!
Blessings and Love - Micke
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/27/2009
Soaking in the sea,
With a sparkling rum

Sounds almost as delightful
As soaking in a lake with my bourbon!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/27/2009
Ain't nothin' more relaxin' than the sounds of the waves. *sighhh* You took me back to New Jersey with this calm, aesthetic, tranquil write! Very well penned, Ed; thank you!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D *ahhhhhh*
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/27/2009 are so fortunate to be part of it....beautiful write Ed...I can see the dolphins :)
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/27/2009
As a lover of the ocean, beach and surf myself this one to me is it.

Reviewed by Liana Margiva 6/27/2009
BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Lori Moore 6/27/2009
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/26/2009
Waikiki or New Jersey beaches, some of those innocent looking waves can whip you good when you aren't looking!


Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/26/2009
You do the sea proud Bro! you are forgiven baby brother, wish I were there playing dodge the waves;-)..TL
Reviewed by Ray { The Great Canadian Buzzard } 6/26/2009
Wonderfully penned, I enjoyed it
Have a good one
The Buzzard
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 6/26/2009
such is the draw upon the see something so great and beautiful....
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/26/2009
a lovely tribute to the allure of th sea

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