Dysthymia

Beach.

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as kids we run and splash around

jump threw the waves

and play with the sand on the ground

 

teens start a fire

gather along friends

and the flames they admire

 

lovers go for romance

hold hand to hand

and grow their love for a chance

 

olders move slow

for a breathe of fresh air

and the future they don’t know

 

some come for peace

to get away

and stress to release

 

but every time we go

we enjoy every moment

as we all show

 

and every time we leave

we go on with our life

with a little less negativity we relieve

Comments3

  • dusk arising

    I think you've covered a lot of ground in a succinct and positive way in your piece today. Always an uplifting visit where the ocean shows us natural forces and gives us such pleasure.

  • Fay Slimm

    I love the way you weave lots of reasons for visiting beaches into this interesting read. Your final stanza sums up the whys in an encouraging way - for "every time we leave we go on with our life with a little less negativity " how postive and how true. Thank you for sharing this with us .

  • FredPeyer

    D, great poem. Being married into a Chinese family I have to say you forgot the 'most important' reason to go to the beach: FOOD. There is nothing better than the whole family doing a beach bbq pot luck!! Ah, and the boogie boarding, don't forget that. Loved your poem.



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