NaPoWriMo Day 21: Yorke Peninsula

Yorke Peninsula

 

Just finished a poem I began in September last year. I’ve been visiting the peninsula regularly for over 40 years & this is the latest of many attempts to encapsulate its diversity in text.

 

Yorke Peninsula

 

lime green paddocks of barley wave to the edge

of cliffs and scalloped bays

 

landlocked islands of high-vis canola

 

waving microforests of seagrass in shallows,

a glassysea reflecting a cloudy sky

 

cursive scribbles of squid ink on jetty planks

 

crumbling limestone cliffs recycled as

institutes, general stores and hotels

 

copper bleeding up from magma

2 thoughts on “NaPoWriMo Day 21: Yorke Peninsula

  1. Suits me. Under-rated means less tourists and more tranquility for me. Ah, the serenity…

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