the skirl of the wind…

on the beach

on the beach

I saw you on the beach today
standing by the pilings
between the land and the waves
where grey mist swirls and sand flees dance
to the skirl of the wind
through the pipes of the pier.

a poem by friend Tom Radcliffe

image (cc) 2009 Hilary Farmer

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4 Responses to “the skirl of the wind…”

  1. This is a really wonderful realization of the scene in the poem. Thanks!

  2. very glad you like it!

  3. Leslie Says:

    Hilary, I love the atmosphere you have created with this doodle, which nicely captures the melancholy of Tom’s poem.
    Lovely!

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