Reflective Piers

Paint-fading planks
Imposing rise of time
Split ends upon this earth
Signs I never mind

While intuition may not resist
Our loss amid watery depth
For it speaks unfathomably
Past triumph and tragedy
Indeterminate as a day’s worth

29 Responses to “Reflective Piers”

  1. beautiful poetry and photograph. your choice of photographs are so soothing, they soothe the very soul.

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  2. a beautiful poem and picture, it made me feel like I was there on the pier. Awesome!

    • Glad you like it, Viola ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s really an unassuming spot, calming…. the sunrise at that time made it look considerably more dramatic that day. Cheers

  3. Very calm, tranquil and soothing Adam. Could be read both ways as in structural piers and friends, at least I may claim some who soothe me ;-)I also see there’s a new book out soon? My kindle is excited! Lovely musings once again Mr D. Hope you are well.
    S

    • Thanks, Shan. I’m well. You’re right on point(s) with your interpretation & fortunate to have such good friends, me too ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope your week rocks!

      FYI In & Out of line is available through Amazon.com in paperback. Sorry no Kindle for that one. (click on the sidebar cover to find out more)

  4. the picture is breath-taking and the poem is impressive.I appreciate your choice of words not only in terms of rhyming ( depth worth ….) but also meaning ( depth , unfathomably…)
    well done Adam.

  5. Super kind of you. Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. I love coming over to your place and sitting and relazing. I take in all of your words and your great photos…with a big smile on my face. Thanks. I have had,,,and am still going strong….a loooong day! ๐Ÿ™‚ Have fun!

  7. You just made me homesick for my youth on a small lake in southern Michigan. Love the poem and the photo! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Warning: poem may cause homesickness lol No wonder you paint water colors so well. Even better the Michigan tie ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. waystationone Says:

    wonderful poem dustus…it stirs some memories for me as well…

  10. this poem makes me think of the timeless natures of water, the sea.
    nicely done

    • See what you you mean. I’m definitely inspired by lakes/oceans for similar reasons, especially that timeless sense.

  11. Great words for the picture. Excellently done.

  12. beautiful post!

  13. Thank you for the compliment and awards ๐Ÿ™‚
    Have a nice weekend, Jingle

  14. You are too kind ๐Ÿ™‚ Extremely nice of you, J. Always appreciated.
    Have a great week!

  15. you’ve illustrated a beautiful picture with yet such simple words in this poem ~

    thank you for the always kind and flattering comments; i’m so glad that you enjoy my work โ™ฅ

  16. Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ I enjoy your writing style.

  17. Seemingly simple poem at first gander, but packed with meaning. Very well written with a very nice rhythm to it.

  18. Stunning photos! I adore the post so much! xoxo

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