Night Sea

Porthgwidden, that most welcoming of sands.

Blue in the sapphire moonlight.

At moonrise, the waves are amplified.

Becoming the soft breathing of sleeping giants.

Gulls glide ghostly above the midnight black waters

as the surf draws contoured hills on the

sloping tideline.


Busy ships twinkle: stars in a velvet sky, with

no horizon.

All peaceful. All calm.

The holy water wipes away pilgrims prints,

clearing the canvas for new visitors.


© Tom Tide 2016

3 Comments Add yours

  1. yaskhan66 says:

    Awesome. I held my breath as I read.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Tom Tide says:

      Thank you. It is a special place. Makes me feel reverent.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. yaskhan66 says:

        It’s beautiful. You are lucky to be there. Goodbye. Take care.

        Liked by 1 person

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