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Birthday beach & swim visit...
by Ed Matlack
Sunday, August 05, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Took a neighbor and we had a blast...


 

Two days late,

But oh the ocean & waves were really great,

It did of my hunger to body surf sate,

Also watched little gulls eating surface bait…

 

The ocean easily 75 degrees,

The rip current sometimes drove me to my knees,

But either way it was so much fun for close to an hour,

That’s when I started to lose some strength & power…

 

No surfboard, nor boogie board today,

Too many other people swimming to make it safe,

Almost lost my bathing suit a few times,

But that’s the fun of swimming in the northeasterly climes…J

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Tom Hyland 8/7/2012
GOOD ON EWE BUNKY!

INVIGORATING ... THAT'S THE 'KEY' WORD.

MAYHAPS YEW SHOULD RE-VISIT 'PAPA' HEMINGWAY'S -
"THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA" ?

FROLIC AND FEAR CAN BE ONLY 'ONE BREATH AWAY' ...

WATCH YER MAILBOX ... SOMETHIN' THAT 'SUITS U TO A TEE' ...

SIR CUR, THE ONE-ETH ...
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 8/6/2012
Good for you, Ed, and you're a braver man than me... I have yet to enter the sea by which I'm sorrounded even after 6 summers here - let alone for an hour or more! Always love your faultless ability to rhyme whatever's going on in your life and times. AND A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY WITH MANY, MANY HAPPY RETURNS... a bit of a different story, thankfully, to three years ago... :)) xxxxx
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 8/6/2012
Great to see you got to your beach, no matter two days late! Enjoy it more often before it turns too cool :o)
Blessings and Love - Micke
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 8/5/2012
Your poems are so entertaining!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 8/5/2012
great belated birthday bash ed
budd
Reviewed by steve Chering 8/5/2012
good fun. cheered me up.
Reviewed by Duke LaRance 8/5/2012
Sounds like you need some braces for your speedeau...hopefully it fits well where it really counts, unlike some unconcious louts...OH, THE HUMANITY!
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/5/2012
Actually George I think Ed was remembering NOW, not WHEN, either that or I'm losing it. At any rate,two days late or what, it sounds like you had a great, belated birthday bash.



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