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Rated: E · Poetry · Children's · #1848818
A short poem about a boy, a sand castle, his friends and the Ocean.
An Ocean, vast.
The wind whipping wetly
The boy, toes dug in the sand, builds.

A castle looms,
coarse and unbalanced.
Hands, soft and careful
dutifully sculpt, forging ahead
to completion.

Soft, frothy swells,
rhythmically dance, creeping
toward the kingdom.

Eyes azure observe
'Oh well…'
A castle falls,
a gargantuan tan foot, soft but coarse
ends construction.

An Ocean, vast.
A boy swims with friends.

Soft, frothy swells
dance and recede;
castle no more.

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