Sunday, November 21, 2010

A Foot Full of Splinters

Another one of those random, impromptu scribbles. Not expecting too comments for this one.

I see a strip of sand,
Pebbled at the point where land meets the sea.
And a sea contoured in shingle.
Umpteen quartz dune on the shore,
Crest and troughs,
And an hour glass in the horizon
Running out on time.
A time of purple clouds,
Suspended hopes,
and a fading rainbow.
With a quiet adieu
The sun goes down
My thoughts saunter back
With a foot full of splinters.


Arpita Roy said...

Awesome! For two unique comparisons. Firstly, I felt that I was on the beach..staring at the waves...And yes, if you stare for long, the leg does go to sleep..The tingling sensation like needles prickling being compared to splinters is a bri...lliant comparison!
Secondly, the concept of nature's hourglass shifting sands from land and sea being timeless is a unique theme and has been excellently displayed!

This poem is a breath of fresh air and a mark of a seasoned veteran! Felt as if you were sitting on the beach and posting this one. Timeless!

P@ul@mi said...

the splinters remind us of the lost time, the memories here and there and some in between nowhere. and the purple clouds...

Anonymous said...

Beautifulcomposition flowing so naturally!

Creative Commons License
Poetry by Wandering Gypsy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India License.