Of long surf breaking in the mid-day sun.
And in the shadowless, unclouded glare
Deep blue above us fades to whiteness where
A misty sea-line meets the wash of air.
Against the breeze the breakers haste,
Against the tide their ridges run
And all the sea's a dappled waste
Criss-crossing underneath the sun.
Here where the cliffs alone prevail
I stand exultant, neutral, free,
And from the cushion of the gale
Behold a huge consoling sea.
View paintings of Rock and the Camel Estuary on my website http://www.melaniemcdonald.co.uk/gallery_paintings-of-polzeath-rock-and-padstow.htm