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The Big Hat Man

a poem

By Ward NorcuttPublished 11 months ago Updated 11 months ago 1 min read
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The Big Hat Man
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The Big Hat Man

walked slowly and surely south

along the beach with the warm green water.

The women and the men swimming in the water waved at him.

He waved back and walked on.

One man said to his wife,

"It takes a big man to wear a big hat."

"Gracias," said the man.

"De nada," he replied.

"How did he know what you said? He is so far away," said his wife.

"I don't know. But we both heard him say, Thank you."

"Si," she admitted.

The Big Hat Man walked on south,

slowly and surely

along the shore of the warm green water

until he disappeared

in the waves of heat rising from the summer sands.

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About the Creator

Ward Norcutt

Playwright and poet.

My goal as a writer is to write thoughtful pieces of prose, poetry and stage plays. Hopefully, the end results are entertaining and engaging, with layers of meaning that make sense to the whole or a theme therein.

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  • The Invisible Writer9 months ago

    I read every line thinking sombrero hope I’m right great poem Ward

  • Babs Iverson9 months ago

    Splendid and inspirational!!! Loving it!!!❤️❤️💕

  • This one is mysterious yet has a sense of worth and familiarity. Excellent work Ward.

  • Brenton F11 months ago

    Warmed both my heart and my mind - well done!

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  • Kendall Defoe 11 months ago

    Makes me proud to own a Sombrero.

  • C. H. Richard11 months ago

    Beautiful visual from your words ♥️

  • Nice❤️😉

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