by the seaside

a poem in the style of nikki giovani’s winter poem


a wave crashed

along the turf

where I stood

and it invited me closer

and another spewed

showering me with a salty mist

beckoning me with gentle sea foam

and before I knew it

my feet were deep

sunk into the grainy sand



  1. Andre 4 years ago

    I really enjoyed your poem it made me feel like I was on the beach in warm weather.

  2. Kendall 4 years ago


    I really appreciated this poem, but it also made me wish for summer. I am tired of snow, and no longer have use for it, as ski season is over. Is summer your favorite season? Why or why not?

  3. Ashton 4 years ago

    Hi Naomi! I really like this poem, maybe because I also wrote mine about water and the beach:) Your description is fantastic. Thank you for sharing.

  4. Natalya 4 years ago

    Hi Naomi!

    This is a really beautiful poem! I like the imagery and how you almost used a short sentence kind of thing but with no punctuation. It reminded me a little of Moana. Nice ocean vibe.. I can’t wait for spring break.


  5. Tala 4 years ago

    Hi Naomi,
    I really enjoyed your poem and thank you for sharing it. Your description of that specific moment made me miss the beach and warm weather.

  6. Ariel 4 years ago

    This is a really great poem. It was written really well and I feel like I’m at the beach with you. Nice job 🙂

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