Category Archives: Beach Poems

Beachcombing

Where a solitary seagull flew, hopeful of an unexpected catch, an old man moved along the deserted seashore, glancing skywards, as if to ward off new invaders. He kept his gaze low, pausing then pouncing, hands sifting piles of slippery … Continue reading

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The Salt Sea Winds

Where salt sea winds make their eerie sounds and grey-green waves come crashing to the shore and water washed pebbles tumble from obscurity into an ever changing collage of muted colour High on the shore, a beached starfish lies rigid … Continue reading

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Day Trippers

Here they come streaming out of the station and down to the sea where squawky seagulls herald their arrival. Ignoring stripy deckchairs at wind breaks they settle for their beach mats and home-grown towels. Barefoot children brave the pebbles to … Continue reading

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Smiley House

I have had a beach hut for over thirty years, my partner bought it when he lived down here thirty years ago in the 80s. ┬áHe had to move back to London for several years but westill came down with … Continue reading

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