On The Boardwalk

Bikini Smiles
        On The Boardwalk
 
 
Fiery horizon clouds hover the Sun on the boardwalk
Sandy sandals worn shades flipped over head
Now more relaxed walking than sitting watching
Girls in and out the ocean fingers fixing bikinis
 
The Sun settled offering yet a deep lavender night
The water the wide beach the sand the foam glow
In a sheen of diffused light a pastel pink topaz
Soft goodnight kisses blowing from the mermaidens
 
Strolling on the boardwalk watching bare feet giggling girls
Summer dresses brush the walk high bikinis above hips
Got no cares youthful laughters so infectious sweet smiles
You blush you hunger for fudge ice cream caramel popcorn
 
Out of the water into the sands the white foams
From dark dusty sea floor a few hundred feet
Under down from the sea grand canyons all day
Apollo had warmed tiny bubbles of air to surface
The very essence of summertime seagulls tiptoeing
The rustling feathering surf the gentle rush of waves
Soothing crescendoes intermezzo lullabies you hear
Like folding waves fading receding onto shores echoing
 
The Sun beats down sunscreen held tight to your skin
 
Bikinis loose cool summer dresses sunscreens sweet smiles
Laughters like the self luminescent fragile fireflies of the sea
Deep in the dark crevices of the ocean floor on the boardwalk
Become friendly chameleon images channelling harm away
 
Another lick of the ice cream fudge you smile as it drips onto the tub of caramel popcorn... ah... summertime...
Let me have my caramel popcorn and eat it too
 
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(C)NDR7.8.2017
Photo: ndr Topsail Beach NC
Video: ndr Summer Solstice early morning at the beach
            South Bethany, 2:25 minute

Summertime...indulge! Eat the whole enchilada!

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Robert L. Martin
over 2 years

Here I come. Save the fudge ice cream caramel popcorn for me.

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
over 2 years

It's waiting for you! Thanks Robert, glad you like the poem as well.

J Ann Crowder
over 2 years

Made me want to go to the beach. Love the description of ice-cream dripping into the tub of popcorn!

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
over 2 years

Yep, that's definitely one of the oppses of summer. Thank you Jenifer fave and love.

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
over 2 years

"oppses" in case you're wondering is my iPad's suggested spelling for "oops", referring to the dripping ice cream. Oh, well so much for spell checkers. :-))

Vic
over 2 years

"fingers fixing bikinis" - aaaH what a heavenly sight indeed. Like!

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
over 2 years

Yes the sight has a way of clinging to you a few days after the beach time. Nice short lived memory and to come back to comes hibernation winter. Thanks Brod for the like.

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