Dawn at Sea

Dawn at Sea

Mother of Pearl yacht
In a Mother of Pearl sea;
Dawn is breaking astern of us,
See how the shadows flee,
Light on tranquillity.

Calmest of calm seas,
Misty with morning dew,
Ruffled by dawn breeze,
Violet, Rose and Blue,
Washed with a pearly hue.

Sleep, little yacht, sleep;
Under the dawn spell,
One man awake will sail you,
Safe in your oyster shell;
Knowing that all’s well.

About the author

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Artist and writer, retired seafarer. Author (with late husband Bill) of best selling "Sell Up and Sail" Cruised under sail nearly 100,00 miles until the age of 83.

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9th Nov 2019
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Beautiful poem Laurel. What adventures you must have had.
9th Nov 2019
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Yes--the memories keep me going.

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