Seaside Entertainments…

January 10, 2017

I saw a boy with dark eyes.

Punch me, Judy! He said.

Naw, I’m gonna punch you! I responded.

Ah oh.

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Detail from “Seaside Sampler” original design by Magie Hollingworth for Erhman Tapestry and stitched with adaptations by Meredith Eliassen, 2017.

He spelled his name out in the sand: J-O-E-Y.

I sat by his side and we enjoyed ices.

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Detail of cool seaside treats.

We watched the shoreline flirt with our feet.

Would he be the first boy to ask me to dance?

Would he grow up to be a writer?

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