The Sea Shell Silly Poem
Seashells in the water I see
Try as I might I can’t get to thee
Rolling waves crash, so blustery
As I reach to grab a shell by my knee
Water so cold now I’m all achy
Big shells, small, ones shaped as a berry
Eek! This one is all slimy
Reaching deep, I grab one that’s showy
Red in color, really quite swirly
Yonder beckons another discreetly
Taking my treasure I gathered honestly
Over my shoulder I search intensely
Perhaps I missed one? No, I don’t see any
Once again, I did this poem using the prompt from the NaPoWriMo website.
This is a bit silly, but it’s Saturday. I recently got a large illustrated guide to sea shells. There are some pretty wild names for sea shells. Today I challenge you to take a look at the list of actual sea shell names below, and to use one or more of them to write a poem. Your poem doesn’t have to be about sea shells at all — just inspired by one or more of the names.
Snout Otter Clam
Shoulderblade Sea Cat
Lazarus Jewel Box
Atlantic Turkey Wing
I decided to use Strawberry Top and just make a silly poem. Hope you enjoy!