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2015 Pirate Poems

AYE

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AYE (pirate haiku)
Rites and rituals
depend on tribal beliefs,
inform future folks.

LOST

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LOST (pirate haiku)
A pirate cannot
be lost at sea. All waters
remain welcoming.

CUSTOMS

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CUSTOMS (pirate haiku)
Shall there be ablaze
red green yellow explosions,
bursting to heaven?

ICEBERG

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ICEBERG (pirate haiku)
Perhaps ’twas a sign,
from the local Mer and men,
warning off Captain.

WRAPPINGS

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WRAPPINGS (pirate haiku)
Nothing that is wrapped,
in coiled spools of thick line,
could cause this laughter.

SILENT NIGHT

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SILENT NIGHT (pirate haiku)
One star shines above,
gifting us with nonstop love.
The sea never sleeps.

CHRISTMAS AT SEA

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CHRISTMAS AT SEA (pirate haiku)
No evergreen trees,
no gingerbread men, no snow.
Plenty of joy.

DEFINITION SHIFT

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DEFINITION SHIFT (pirate haiku)
By land, Green Screen base.
By sea, Green Screen disaster.
Screen shot; survival.

GREEN SCREEN II

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GREEN SCREEN II (pirate haiku)
Pirates have a term
for wave walls of sea storm rage
that rise and threaten.

PLUNDER

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PLUNDER (pirate haiku)
In silver we trust.
Chests of coins and candlesticks.
Electronic hills.

HAZY

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HAZY (pirate haiku)
Somedays dawn foggy,
rain on the near horizon,
thick clouds moving in.

KNOWLEDGE

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KNOWLEDGE (pirate haiku)
Knowing the story
is never quite the same as
believing the words.

GREEN SCREEN I

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GREEN SCREEN I (pirate haiku)
Lubbers have a term
for filming against a fake
background made for screens.

ONCE UPON NEVER

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ONCE UPON NEVER (pirate haiku)
Not even the most
wild dream nightmare vision
would this ship feel real.

TRUST

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TRUST (pirate haiku)
Thy captain does not
plunder without good reason.
Trust in thy captain.

PENANCE

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PENANCE (pirate haiku)
No apology
can repair our history.
Time for a time shift…

NO GOOD

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NO GOOD (pirate haiku)
When unbreakables
shatter into fragments, shards,
shouting shall follow.

GOOD GIRL

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GOOD GIRL (pirate haiku)
She shall carry crew
to safety in every wind.
She shall persevere.

PREP

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PREP (pirate haiku)
Load cannons, swab decks.
Oil cleats, detangle lines.
Hoist sails, lower booms.

PLANKED

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PLANKED (pirate haiku)
Planks be made of wood.
Planks be deathly punishment.
No core work on board.