Cape Elizabeth


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    Cape Elizabeth

    The air damp and icy cold went right through to the bone
    Snow lay deep just inshore from where waves came to shore
    The foghorn cried out in alarm a deep rusty bellowing tone
    Ice rimed the weathered rock past where the white caps pour

    Winter cold and dim the lobster shack closed for the season
    Bells on the buoy not quite frozen added to the woeful din
    Winter cold icy damp and frozen is a good enough reason
    Though I believe that closing the lobster shack is a sin

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    ginga commented on Cape Elizabeth


    So apropos that Winter and a wintry ocean scene shall meet as one. I love it!! The lobster reference has me wanting to go to Maine. Seriously though another great write from a near and dear poet. Ginga

    susanthewinner commented on Cape Elizabeth


    well-written! I love your choices of words, simple, funny and full of joy. Readers are interested to visit there in this winter if they read this great poem in time.

    laydbak1 commented on Cape Elizabeth


    Amazing sometimes, how such a simple palate of words will conjure up such fascinating images to swim in the mind stew... Perhaps, I've seen too many movies... Maybe it was the Perfect Storm panorama of New England... You made this way too easy Frost and I hate you for being this good at it, whilst I set around with guitar in lap, slaving over mere song lyrics... Could it be, this poet's pen is not so unlike the machine that captures motion...??? Enjoyed this read Frost....I was there the whole way...

    wheelsal commented on Cape Elizabeth


    This held me spell bound until the last line. I want to know more about the lobster shack.........................



    Well you'll just have to go to Cape Elizabeth and find out for your self

    Poetry is what is lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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