April Races

April Races

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw

momentum gathers
white horses in a stampede
crash sea defences

© 2019 Christine Anne Shaw


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I think this few lines about a sea. Storm makes waves strike on the shore and destroy the send or beach. I am not sure. Great short poem.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Thank you so much. It is a haiku. Three lines 5/7/5 syllables, focusing on nature. Pleased you saw a.. read more
HB Rita

5 Months Ago

I love it christine
Sounds like a Guinness advert, no bad thing.

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

If you saw Guinness with its white head, all I'm gonna say is 'cheers'. I like a drop myself, but no.. read more
gram linski

5 Months Ago

Certainly puts hairs on yer liver,
Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Can't argue with that :)
As a surfer I’m often confronted by these hostile white horses crashing their way towards the shore. Sometimes it’s a battle to get past them. Wonderful imagery. Loved it 😊

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Thank you Troy. As a surfer I am sure you pay a great deal of respect to those wild white horses. Al.. read more
I love watching the water break against jagged rocks only to disappear into the sand with rows and rows to follow.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Thank you Cherrie. Then you like watching what I do. All good wishes and thanks for your visit.
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I am taking this as - storm waves crashing onto the shore one after the other and their impact on beach or sand. Am I right?

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Yes Chris. This is about the sea being whipped up by some pretty strong winds. Thank you.
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Chris

5 Months Ago

THAT was my first understanding... you succeeded then.
Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Thank you. Good to hear that.
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Rye
very vivid imagery in this Haiku, nicely done

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Thank you so much.

Chris
Those angry, white foam-crested waves running riot as race horses loose...vivid and sheer stunning imagery! Enthralled me.

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Many thanks DIVYA, it was wonderful to witness. Very choppy seas yesterday. No boats out at all.
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DIVYA

5 Months Ago

Must be thrilling to watch though...You're welcome Chris.
Holy smokes every one but the bunny is doing these haiku things I have got to try I have such a hard time with these! And you did about waves my favorite subject:) brilliant

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Dear Bunny, so pleased I did one about waves that pleases you. Have a go yourself. They are great fu.. read more
On a good day, when those defenses are breached everyone can get happily soaked to the skin...reminds me of a walk I took earlier...

Am so glad you have taken to crafting these little luvlies our Chris.... :)

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Neville Pettitt

5 Months Ago

you trying to get me sloshed or summat :)
Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

How about under the table sloshed :)
Neville Pettitt

5 Months Ago

that'll do nicely... :)
so visual...you are so good at these....can you sense my envy...?

it is stampeding...:)

Posted 5 Months Ago


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Christine Anne Shaw

5 Months Ago

Thanks for that lovely compliment Jacob. This form certainly concentrates the mind. So much to say i.. read more

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Christine Anne Shaw
Christine Anne Shaw

Berkshire, United Kingdom



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Have been at Writerscafe for a year now, so pleased I made the change to posting my work here. Have loved reading poetry all my life, but never wrote my first poem until I hit 40. I wish now that I.. more..

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