A cottage by the sea

A cottage by the sea

A Poem by Patricia Wedel
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An easy breezy getaway has only what you need

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When I gaze into your eyes I see the horizon 
as ships pass in the night by the light of 
the North Star... 
The gale winds blow over the jagged rocks 
as dreams lay quietly on the beach 
where sweethearts found a retreat... 

Remembering the woodsy warmth of 
a hearth crackling with delight in spite of 
love's embers glowing dim with tears... 

Imagine the northern lights as moments 
of ecstasy relived within the memories 
of seaside romantic getaways... 

A charismatic view of summertime love 
to create an escape of happy everafter 
tucked away for a cold winter slumber... 

© 2017 Patricia Wedel


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As always, a beautifully imagined piece of writing.

Soothing images to caress and warm the heart through the cold days of winter.

Loved the subtle contrast throughout between cheerful memories and the slight melancholy such rememberance can bring.

Very nicely written, Pat. Well Done.

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Patricia Wedel

3 Years Ago

dear Doodley... how special to read your review.
A cottage by the sea is a place to gather.. read more



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I love the ocean and ocean themes. This was wonderful.

Posted 2 Years Ago


I was drawn here by the sea, and loved every warming, loving glimpse. There are those who make music come to life around us, within us, and you seem to have one in your life who awakens the most beautiful of worlds.

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Patricia Wedel

2 Years Ago

dear Owl... I dearly love your review...
so charming and romantic that you were drawn to the.. read more
Beautifully explained and expressed poem! Loved the imagery and the feeling in your words throughout! Tyfs!!!

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Patricia Wedel

2 Years Ago

dear Cyprian... so pleasantnof you to review A Cittage by the sea. The world is full of enchantment.. read more
This is really amazing, such beautiful emotions voiced here. The balance of longing with the fondness is really emotive, beautiful piece Patricia :)

Posted 2 Years Ago


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Patricia Wedel

2 Years Ago

dear Poppy Ruth... when angel wings bring sounds of the sea is how I hear your review... the feel of.. read more
Your cottage by the sea reminds me that there's something about the air that comes off the ocean. You inhale it a little bit deeper, as it rushes through your senses, seemingly bringing you back to life.

You always bring a sense of contentment, of peace and tranquility to your poetry, Pat. May you forever shine that way!



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Kelly Scheppers

2 Years Ago

I went through a most difficult time, but I'm proud to say I've emerged triumphant and strong. Alwa.. read more
Patricia Wedel

2 Years Ago

dearest Kelly... There is a time to fly away... so happy for you to overcome difficult times. Most .. read more
Kelly Scheppers

2 Years Ago

...thank you so much, Pat!
You wrote this in June and I missed it tut. tut, me

However, no matter when read, this would be a beautiful poem - full of place and heart! You write so tenderly, yet, visually, Patricia. Summertime love personified. xx

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Patricia Wedel

2 Years Ago

dear Emmajoy...lovely to hear from you. now that summer seashells have weathered the storms, we can.. read more
emmajoy

2 Years Ago

Shadows galore... some more than exquisite, Pat. xx
So reassuring and steadfast to cosy up in front of a crackling fire as winters' winds bite hard....an enchanting pièce de résistance Pat !

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Patricia Wedel

3 Years Ago

dear Tom... J'adore voter revue ... romance by the sea is my cup of tea.
truly, Pat
you painted some beautiful images

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Patricia Wedel

3 Years Ago

dear Wordman... lovely of you to stop by on a Sunday afternoon.... the seaside is always there for w.. read more
 wordman

3 Years Ago

my pleasure pat
Each stanza is a little word painting (for all the senses) of one view from your cottage by the sea. Taken together, these glimpses make the reader want to be there! Love your details & word choices to bring out vivid imagery.

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Patricia Wedel

3 Years Ago

dear Margie.. lovely to share moments of seaside adventures. I appreciate your review and wish you.. read more
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As always, a beautifully imagined piece of writing.

Soothing images to caress and warm the heart through the cold days of winter.

Loved the subtle contrast throughout between cheerful memories and the slight melancholy such rememberance can bring.

Very nicely written, Pat. Well Done.

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Patricia Wedel

3 Years Ago

dear Doodley... how special to read your review.
A cottage by the sea is a place to gather.. read more

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