Home   Home

Lost in Time

by James Zealy

The Wind and Rain
Dancing in the moonlight
Sprays like angel dust
At the days ebbing gray
Turning Darker
Against a sandy beach
White as porcelain

The old cottage stands tall
An oddity amid tall concrete towers
Fresh and homey
Yet lost in time
Reminiscent of a slower gentler era
When the sand and sun
Was all there was

Now crowded
Dwarfed by its surroundings
It stands out like a beacon
Flashing images of days gone bye

06/22/2004

Author's Note: One of my favorite places is the beach. The place is Sea Captain's House at Myrtle Beach. It was originally an ocean front cottage that was converted to a restaurant.

Posted on 06/22/2004
Copyright © 2021 James Zealy

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by JD Clay on 09/18/04 at 02:02 PM

This is a wonderfilled glimpse, capturing forever, the beauty held in the eye of bewildering time. Nostalgia at its best, James...pe4ce

Return to the Previous Page
 

pathetic.org Version 7.3.2 May 2004 Terms and Conditions of Use 0 member(s) and 2 visitor(s) online
All works Copyright © 2021 their respective authors. Page Generated In 0 Second(s)