Pebbles …

Pebbles on a beach polished by the sea

yearning for the shore;

returning on the tides a lost landscape each –

from the deepest caves ancient rocks sea-spun

in an ocean of brine,

sculpted and smoothed

in the tumbling waves; raw gems adamantine –

Stone-washed stones under denim-blue skies

revealing the past like salt-bleached bones in the reflected light of agate and quartz

and green serpentine … .

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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2 Responses to Pebbles …

  1. mewithmycamera says:


  2. atomsofstars says:

    Why, thank you very much … I’m delighted you think so.

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