Listening to the Waves at Night

Hermosa Beach Waves at Night (Redux)

Waves crash in

grabbing at the sand,

unable to

remain.

Sound rises up from the unseen shore.

Turbulence bringing peace and tranquility through the night air.

I wrote this short poem while at the Gulf Coast recently. Several stories up from the beach, we left the terrace door open at night and were lulled to sleep by the waves below us.

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