mural of boy and sea turtle

Out Past the Breakers

when you look
inside the tides
what do you see?

mural of a boy swimming with a sea turtle
Though the V-wall at Nambucca Heads is mostly awash with selfie-seekers, dog-walkers, and the rods of local fishing peoples — there are times when you can wander that concrete path barefoot and be swept away. Out over the holiday-painted rocks, past the breakers — into distant headlands and the incoming tide.

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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