Twilight’s Beach

Warming fire on twilight’s beach adds calm

and informal conversation.

Family gathers closer

as the mauve sky darkens.

Marshmallows on sticks

turn crispy soft.

Day fades fast,




A Nonet

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  1. I can feel the warmth of the fire and taste the marshmellows just toasted with the sweet sound of the ocean behind. Simply beautiful, Rose.


  2. Thanks so much, Renee–so happy you enjoyed this–and that marshmallow!


  3. Androgoth

     /  October 1, 2011

    Yes I like the sound of the
    marshmellows on sticks 🙂
    amid the tranquility of the
    ocean wave and crispness
    of the night as light fade
    into black… Delicious 🙂

    Androgoth Xx


  4. Very vivid. I love how you put magic in your words.


  5. A geat performance without the use of a net!


  6. I just love the beach and sunsets. A fabulous combo. The thoughts of marshmellows on a stick gave me cravings for some. Their so sticky and gooey. YUM …!!!
    You hit all my favs with this one.
    Great …!!!
    Izzy xoxo

    P.S. – wordpress fixed my problem with the e-mails. Now, I have some comment catching up to do. Sorry about the delay.


    • So glad you like this, Izzy. I haven’t had a marshmallow over a fire in forever! Now I want one.

      So glad you got your problem fixed–I know it was driving you nuts. No hurry–don’t stress yourself.



  7. Oh, lovely ….


  8. sounds so soothing and beautiful. how come i missed it earlier?

    amazing description gayle.


  9. got it. another type of tetractys.


    • Yes, it’s similar to the tetractys–start with nine syllables and work your way down to one. Yes, this one I can see you doing very well. 🙂



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