Life, People, Poetry


My husband and I had our 25th wedding anniversary last month. We had planned from the beginning to have our 25th up in Broome (northern Western Australia) riding in on camels, on the amazing Cable Beach.  We have lots of photos, but I haven’t been able to express in words the amazing time we had, and as those who read my posts know, I like putting poetry to photographs.  We spent a week in tropical paradise, I did not want to return to ordinary life again (but, who does when experiencing a wonderful holiday anyway)!?  All is good, and many more wonderful memories have been added to our catalogue called “LIFE”!

This photo was taken on Cable beach.   The poem has nothing to do with our trip; more to do with being met with negativity, when attempting to encourage others who cannot seem to look past current circumstances.  It seems that the more one tries to give a positive view, another negative gets thrown into the ring; and sadly that’s all it becomes, a vicious cycle (circle) of self absorption and discontentment.  Getting off the island may be seemingly impossible, until the leap into the ocean is taken, and the exhilaration of possibilities to come brings forth a euphoria only freedom of choice, and taking on new challenges and adventures brings!




2 thoughts on “Shipwrecked”

  1. Wonderful poem and photo, Sharon, and a belated Happy Anniversary, too! We also celebrated our 25th in January and celebrated in wine country, gorgeous scenery. Not elaborate as your trip, but still had a wonderful time. ♥

    1. Wow, same year too, Happy anniversary for January too sweety! Lovely to see your face again! Thank you for your encouragement whenever I write, it is fairly haphazard these days. I am trying to write more positive, happy poetry, alas! Although I am a happy, go lucky soul, I write gloom and doom best! xxx ❤

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