Wednesday, July 13, 2011


Day Three of the Poetry Schmoetry Blogfest! put up by the eloquent Shelly Brown. Are you leaning towards Schmoetry yet?
I used my friend C R Ward's offering of the form, Dizain for this one. And I'm thinking of you all as I sit on the beach here in lovely Sand Key. (my middle guy loves the ocean)


As I measure eternity
From my indentation of sand
Squinting across the open sea
Block glaring sun with shielding hand

The sky azure, the sea teal blue
Separated by distant line
Enhanced by its own deepest hue
Unattainable by design
(will replace w/my pic when I get home)


Deb said...

I love the images this leaves me with. With these, I can close my eyes and imagine for a moment I am there. Mmm.

V.R. Leavitt said...

Beautiful poem! I am terrible at it, but admire people who can do it so well. :-)

M Pax said...

Yay, poetry schmoetry. I put my entry up today, too.

Great poem. Evokes lovely emotions for me.

MISH said...

Your poem has a definitive visual appeal ~ you've painted a pretty picture !

Anonymous said...

Very nice, Tara! I adored the "indentation of sand.."

It has been a real joy following your contributions during this fest.

Brianna said...

I almost feel like I'm at the beach! Wonderful imagery!

Heather M. Gardner said...

The skin on my arms warmed while I read your post.
Excellent job.

Summer Ross said...

Thank you so much for sharing- I really liked, "The sky azure, the sea teal blue"

Because of the colors.

Fida Islaih said...

Beautiful, I feel like I'm there. I wanna go to the beach now, hehe.

Thanks, fida (:

ali cross said...

I love this. "unattainable blue" - perfect!

ali cross said...

Obviously, my mind and my fingers weren't communicating. :P

Randy Lindsay said...

Short and sweet. Very lovely.

Simon Kewin said...

Love it : a real sense of moment and place.

Rhonda @Laugh Quotes said...

Unattainable is such a perfect word here. Hope you are enjoying your holiday.

Small Town Shelly Brown said...

Ooo, drawing from real life. Nice. Even nicer...when real life is on a beach.
This is great stuff. I can see why you like to write poetry. You're good at it.

Anonymous said...

I love the beach, and this poem! The line "Enhanced by its own deepest hue" was breathtaking. You've got a gorgeous way with words.

Kayeleen Hamblin said...

I've only been to a beach once and it was cloudy. I have an idea of what I was missing. Nice job.

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