Tides

Before me
A petulant sea
Approaches

Like sodden soldiers
Whitecaps
March in lockstep

Assault
The granite coast
Relentless pursuit

Washing over
Vanquished beaches
Staking it’s claim

Transgressions
Challenged
Resistance
Renewed

Gains relinquished
The sea retreats
Seeking the horizon

Breakers murmur
Their displeasure
Subdued
Yet unvanquished

Waves roil restlessly
Implied bravado
Awaiting the morrow

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About oldmainer

I am retired and live in southern Maine with my wife and two dogs. I started Oldmainer .wordpress.com as an outlet for my occasional opinions and random observations, with some poetry thrown in. I welcome anyone that wants to kick back and join me here on the porch, exploring all the gifts we have been given and the memories collected. Thanks for stopping by.
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