Windblown

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    Windblown

    Baffled muted wind borne gusts

    Of bold sea air’s invisible puffs

    Silent wind chimes without key

    Noted for its percussive plea

     

    Melancholy static waves

    Interrupted by a sea birds rave

    The rustle of the palm frond leaves

    In it’s overhead green southern weave

     

    The splash of mullet breaking plane

    Escaping but for a moments gain

    A relaxing way to spend the day

    At sea’s edge out on a dock by the bay.

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    Teardrops commented on Windblown

    02-19-2011

    must be near the gulf with mullet jumping . Great poem my friend take me to the dock thanks for the read Marie

    Whiskers

    02/19/2011

    Yes Marie, I wrote it while relaxing out at Bayport on the Gulf where the Weeki Wachee River empties into the gulf. I couldn't locate a picture of mine from there so settled for one of mine from down on the Crystal River. Blessings, Whiskers

    Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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