Monmouth Beach – the siege is over…for now

The siege over, people start to venture from their homes,

Still a little nervous and some battle weary

But all pleased to be out, away from the closed confines of sealed doors and sandbags. hut

We had heard news of a new step on Monmouth Beach,

Not a manmade step into another house,

No one wants to visit another house,

No, everyone wants out.

No, not a manmade step, but a geological step.

A drop further down into the sea, off the shore

Exposed by the battle that has raged day after day,

The oceanic explosions, the bombardment and relentless attack of

The wind, the rain, the hail and the mountainous waves.

But now after just one short day the sun is shining.

The sea glistens and gently laps up to the shore.

People marvel at the injured cliff face but cliff

At the same time scavenge for salvage

Hoping to find a treasure…or something to treasure fossil


To mark the occasion, to celebrate the sunshine.

We found the step down into the seabed,

But it is manmade, isn’t it.

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About Sophia Moseley

Freelance Copywriter, Feature Writer and Author. Looking for that illusive job that every working mother craves but surviving, just, on what I can find. My writing and poetry keeps my sane. Watch this space.
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2 Responses to Monmouth Beach – the siege is over…for now

  1. calmgrove says:

    A wonderful, thoughtful response, Sophia, to recent events.

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