Seashell

Seashell

Shell at my ear -
come share how I hear
busy old sea in whispers.

Moans rise from ancient depths
in ocean sighs
like crowds of ghost monsters.

Waves lash and fall -
in roars and squalls
with all a mystery ahhh!


from A Nest Full of Stars (Macmillan, 2002), copyright © James Berry 2002, used by permission of the author.

Recordings

James Berry - Children's Poems

James Berry Children's Poetry Downloads

1Caribbean Playground Song

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2Jamaican Song

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3Childhood Tracks

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4Seeing Granny

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5Rain Friend

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6Trick a Duppy

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7Everyday Music

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8Seashell

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9Earthworm and Fish

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10A Nest Full of Stars

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11Isn't my name magical?

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12A Story about Afiya

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13When I Dance

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14The Barkday Party

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15Action Images

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16Scribbled Notes...

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17The Adding Up of Birthdays

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18Somewhere! Somewhere!

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19Wild Whistling Woman

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20Skeleton Sisters

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21The Quarrel

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22Together

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23Singing with Recordings

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24Postcard Poem: Solo

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25Duppy Dance

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26Getting Bigger Rap

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27Mek Drum Talk, Man

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28People Equal

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29What Do We Do with a Variation?

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30Okay, Brown Girl, Okay

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31Everywhere Faces Everywhere

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32Teach the Making of Summer

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33Listn Big Brodda Dread, Na!

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34Innercity Youth Walks and Talks

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35The Boy-Don Rap

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36A Toast for Everybody Who is Growin

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37Gobble-Gobble Rap

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38Light Fabric

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39Bye Now

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40Goodbye Now

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