Literally Literary
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Literally Literary

A day by the sea


Memories are all we have:
Feeling happy, feeling sad,
Thinking of the distance
That separates us over time
Unless, of course, you rhyme.
Wanna get stuck in the eternal present
Man! that just aint pleasant….
One high English summer day in 1984
We took our daughter, Kate,
To the Dorset coast.
She was eighteen months young
My wife was pregnant with our second child
On this day in late summer 1984
We parked in Westminster road
Near Milford-on-sea and I carried…



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John E Marks

John E Marks

I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can