Ron has really got me scratching my head this week to think of a suitable Haiku (actually, mine are never suitable) which uses ‘tide’ and ‘flesh’ for his weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge

This is what I came up with:

Heaving, at high tide

waves crashing and battering

Strips flesh from frail bones.

Photograph: Ben Pipe/The Travel Library/Rex Features
Photograph: Ben Pipe/The Travel Library/Rex Features