I was inspired by the reference to sailing in the poem.
I would like to enter:
The Outlawz Sunday Challenge - Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Creative Sketchy Girls - Animal
Critter Crazy Challenge - Feature A Creature
I have used a digital paper from PixelScrapper. The image is from Sheepski Designs. I added a yellow button as the "sun" and two shells on the beach.