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The Beach.

February 9, 2010
By Nikiblue PLATINUM, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Nikiblue PLATINUM, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Stupid Is As Stupid Does." -Forest Gump (;
"No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude."

I walked along the shoreline;
The sun setting in an orangey tang woven with red.
I enjoyed the squish of the wet sand,
Filling the empty spaces between my toes,
Leaving footprints in the soft earth.

I thought about my life,
How much I’d struggled in my days.
Life was an everyday battle,
One that you had to overcome,
As painful as it would be.

The light swish of the waves,
Fingering its way up the beige substance below me,
Then inching its way back in a back/forth motion,
Was a soothing sound,
The sound of the sweet water took me from my thoughts.

I placed my hand against a palm tree,
And leaned my head up against its husky trunk.
Closing my eyes, I began to hum a tune,
Smiling to myself as I cooed the notes to the little blue crab,
Threatening to pinch my pinky toe.
What a silly little guy.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Mar. 17 2010 at 8:45 am
live.laugh.spaz GOLD, Singapore, Singapore, Other
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laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects

i LOVE this ;) i feel like im on the beach when i read this, its very powerful

on Feb. 26 2010 at 4:06 pm
Lost-In-Life GOLD, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
It's never to late, if it weren't for the last minute many things would never get done!

I found this interesting. I really liked the way it started out but then you talked about your thoughts and a little blue crab which if you ask me took away from the beautiful description of the beach.

-Missy- BRONZE said...
on Feb. 24 2010 at 10:12 pm
-Missy- BRONZE, Ahhh, South Dakota
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hmmmm....very interesting i guess...