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Wedding Sea Mist
by Gloria Gay
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Wedding Sea Mist was published in the February 2006 issue of Writer's Journal

    

 

the sandpipers daintily skip

and pick at the golden bulbs

among the tangled weeds

 

as the fog

rolls over the lacy surf

like the sweeping veil of a bride

misting the mid-day sun.

 

with gulls as escorts and

starfish bouquets

and shells of gold and white

the bridal breeze swishes

and swirls the surf

 

pale and gray and green.

 

forms appear suddenly,

the wedding guests at this feast,

 

a man with his dog on a leash

and a couple pushing a baby cart

over the wet gleaming sand,

laughing.

 

the fog's rolling in, the old woman says

as she squints toward the sea

the maid of honor she,

 

gathering shells in her canvas bag,

 

for later.

 Copyright: Gloria Gay, 2006

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Dark Knight 5/18/2014
Wow highly enjoyable
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/14/2014
well done! enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Regis Schilken 8/4/2013
Nicely written!

I can easily see the "wedding" taking place.

The sea is a mighty and beautiful thing where it touches the shore.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 7/20/2008
Sear life appeals greatly to me. This poem appeals greatly to me. Descriptions abound that amaze me. You put it in perspective for me to be right there along with you. Great**********
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 6/11/2008
Another one for my collection, Gloria. - Gene.
Reviewed by Hanley Harding 2/17/2006
Dear Gloria;

You are really giving me an appreciation for the free verse form! This was beautifully descriptive... a true word picture!

Doc
Reviewed by C. Gourlay (Reader) 8/29/2003
an exceptional piece. the metaphor captivated me from the very first line, and having read it through, i was left completely satisfied. thank you.
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 8/29/2003
The Sea has always been a great romancer, so to this I say Bravo, a lovely take on natures most powerful elements.

;) Ch'erie
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 8/28/2003
Gloria, you painted an exceptional picture of the beauty that surrounds the sea, excellent work. ~Z~
Reviewed by Candida Eittreim 8/28/2003
Gloria,
I could see, feel, smell and hear through your lovely prose, the song of the sea. Thank you!

Candida
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