Sara Teasdale, Beach Rules and A Cat

01 Apr

April is National Poetry Month, NaPoMo, and I aim to give you a new poem every day for this month. Here is a lovely April poem by Sara Teasdale,

Morning by Sara Teasdale

I went out on an April morning
All alone for my heart was high,
I was a child of the shining meadow,
I was a sister of the sky.
There in the windy flood of morning
Longing lifted its weight from me,
Lost as a sob in the midst of cheering,
Swept as a sea-bird out to sea.

This plaque caught my eye today.

Beach Rules

Beach Rules

Coming away from Pilates this morning, this pretty cat crossed my path.


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3 responses to “Sara Teasdale, Beach Rules and A Cat

  1. Gemma Wiseman

    April 2, 2016 at 8:29 am

    So many beautiful metaphors in Sara’s poem. And I love the sea and beach so much that i live close by. .

    • mybeautfulthings

      April 2, 2016 at 10:08 pm

      So do we, 10 miles to the North coast and 12 to the South. Aren’t we lucky? 🙂

  2. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    April 1, 2016 at 6:37 pm

    fun beach rules…I like that!…and it is a pretty cat who’s owner has taken the time to collar… a nice red one!


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