The Port

The Port

A Poem by ROXANE DORSEY

By the sea tree roots seep
sand gravel travels
shores feet explores
half moon 
sea creatures fight food
dangle an angle
strangers string friends
something of looks to cook
trophy showcase
everglades waging
stroll the dock
forget the clock
where ships dock
containers
free trade made
import/export
embargo cargo
ship ahoy!


© 2018 ROXANE DORSEY



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This is wonderful, much enjoyed this one

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


I'm there, Roxane! Ideal, vivid imagery that transports the reader to the shore. Another very good piece from you.

Posted 1 Month Ago


wouldn't change a thing ..life at the docks .. a snapshot yet big as life ... reminds me of Cannery Row somehow ... i like the style of you "voice" Roxane ... my cup of tea
E.

Posted 1 Month Ago


ROXANE DORSEY

1 Month Ago

Yes I sometime take a ride down Fells Point here near Baltimore's famous Harbor Place downtown. than.. read more
Einstein Noodle

1 Month Ago

i have visited Boston...what a great place ...
This could be Britain begging to the E.U. for a trade deal. But all life happens in the port.
The gateway to the world.



Posted 1 Month Ago


ROXANE DORSEY

1 Month Ago

Thanks P for the kind review and reading of my poetry
well, you painted the image well

Posted 1 Month Ago


ROXANE DORSEY

1 Month Ago

Hey Word, I described it as much as I can remember being at at the docks, my dad was a merchant seam.. read more
 wordman

1 Month Ago

my pleasure

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Added on January 10, 2018
Last Updated on January 10, 2018
Tags: ships, water, cargo, sea, creatures

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ROXANE DORSEY
ROXANE DORSEY

baltimore, MD



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love poetry since it has been embedded in my mind deeply way back when I was 4 years old. A very good reader in pre-school. Nursery rhymes tuned me in even deeper. more..

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