A Seaside Sojourner

ALL THAT WE HAVE IS FROM THE LORD!

Wendy L. Macdonald

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A Seaside Sojourner

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Oh lend me a house on the shore

with tidal grass for a front lawn

a porch with a view of the waves

and the cry of the gulls at dawn

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Oh lend me a home on the beach

with tidal pools for gardens instead

that I might wander the silken sands

collecting shells for new poems in my head

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Oh lend me a cottage by the sea

with driftwood statues set by the tide

weather-beaten, bleached, and smooth as skin

nature’s all season sculptures outside

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Oh lend me a cabin on the ocean

with a sailboat for catching the breeze

Lingering here and there in an assortment of bays

as a sojourner of the seas.

Wendy/2013

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This beach house and the surrounding acreage was donated to the town of Comox by Mack Laing (1883-1982) for a park that everyone can enjoy.  He seemed…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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