BEACHCOMBER’S DIARY AND REALLY AWFUL RHYME COMBINED…


Sand, sea and pooches
 

-

Took pooches to beach today;
We all had a lot of fun;
They froliced and splahed away,
And then we went for a run.
  
But shells were quite hard to find
Until a rock-shell I spied,
The fates then were most unkind –
A crab peeked out from inside!
 
Temptation which came to me
Was keep the shell nonetheless –
But flung it back in the sea
To save the crab from distress.
 
A cowrie I then espied –
The first one today I’d seen –
Now, did Nature then decide
That I a good boy had been?
 
So I got a just reward?
I like to think it was so -
My action to thus applaud,
Because I had done that throw.
-
And later one more I found -
 A rock-shell came on the tide
(For what goes round does come round);
This one was unoccupied!

 

© June 2010 Colonialist (WordPress)

 

About these ads

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels, with notes writing classical music, and with riding cycles, horses and dinghies.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

22 Responses to BEACHCOMBER’S DIARY AND REALLY AWFUL RHYME COMBINED…

  1. Tokeloshe says:

    Delightful!

    I love your photo ;-)
    Oh, I do so miss the sea and beach-combing.
    Our dogs will love it too.
    Thank you for taking us along.

    Take care.

  2. rea'scrazymind says:

    Lovely poem Col, and I agree what goes around comes around. Have a great day

  3. adeeyoyo says:

    Eeew, hope you prodded the shell with a stick before you picked it up, lol!

  4. granny1947 says:

    lol@lyndatjie….
    Good one Col.

  5. Rose says:

    It’s that karma thingy!

  6. supagran says:

    It must be lovely to be able to pop to the beach so often. Oh and I didn’t remove your comment….I wouldn’t have a clue how to do it!

  7. anotherdayinparadise says:

    Good morning Col. Glad to see you’re waxing lyrical on the beach again. Sounds like a lot of fun for the pooches.

  8. theonlycin says:

    Lovely, and I must thank you; I saw the title of your post and anticipated more boastful cowrie pictures, I’m grateful I was wrong.

  9. halfp1nt says:

    Poor little crabs having vacant houses nicked from right under their claws :-)

  10. Lyndatjie says:

    Methinks its the first crab that moved house because he didn’t like the flying lesson… :)

You have the right to remain silent - but please don't!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s