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2015 Pirate Poems

FLAGGED

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FLAGGED (pirate haiku)
The Lubber meaning
diverges from sea, leaving
consequences grey.

TOO CLOSE

Posted by on 8:58 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

TOO CLOSE (pirate haiku)
She slipped by in greened
waves, her shadowed sides silent.
We inhaled and hoped.

AYE

Posted by on 9:16 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

AYE (pirate haiku)
The correct response
to all ye Captain’s commands
shall be, “Aye, Aye, Cap’n.”

HANG ON

Posted by on 8:51 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

HANG ON (pirate haiku)
Beyond the red skies,
past the grey green water walls,
post rage calm awaits.

PHILOSOPHY 101

Posted by on 3:49 pm in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

PHILOSOPHY 101 (pirate haiku)
Sunrises at sea
swing to their own melody.
Sea sun warms new drums.

GOLDBONES

Posted by on 3:46 pm in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

GOLDBONES (pirate haiku)
Silver and gold mound
in glittering splendor while
all around bones dry.

LOOT

Posted by on 8:44 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

LOOT (pirate haiku)
Treasure be measured
in glitter and flash. True faith
be measured in time.

SHIP OF FAITH

Posted by on 9:07 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

SHIP OF FAITH (pirate haiku)
She shall always rock.
She shall always stay her course.
She shall always roll.

LAND

Posted by on 9:02 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

LAND (pirate haiku)
Land lies at the root
of nearly every dispute
in the Lubber world.

MISUNDERSTOOD

Posted by on 8:44 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

MISUNDERSTOOD (pirate haiku)
Tis true for ye crew:
Thy words ride unseen breezes,
tangle in blue lies.

STILL WATERS

Posted by on 8:56 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

STILL WATERS (pirate haiku)
In yonder green bay,
resides the heart of the world.
The ocean sings here.

STORIES

Posted by on 9:01 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

STORIES (pirate haiku)
Once Upon is gone.
Replaced by distrust, anger.
Warming waters, fear.

UNDER THE BLUE

Posted by on 9:34 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

UNDER THE BLUE (pirate haiku)
‘Twas Once Upon when
Pirates, Mer and Lubbers lived
as one family.

CLIMB

Posted by on 9:00 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

CLIMB (pirate haiku)
A crows nest protects
from certain death when mast high
green waters attack.

HIGH SEAS

Posted by on 10:19 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

HIGH SEAS (pirate haiku)
Batten the hatches.
The store she is a-brewing.
Hold tight, me maties

NEVER FOREVER

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NEVER FOREVER (pirate haiku)
Forever younger.
Forever fated to fail.
Forever? Never.

HIGH SEAS

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HIGH SEAS (pirate haiku)
Batten the hatches.
The store she is a-brewing.
Hold tight, me maties.

IN OR OUT

Posted by on 8:51 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

IN OR OUT (pirate haiku)
Even upper decks
could not protect when the Waves
came to share their love.

WINDSTORM

Posted by on 11:43 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

WINDSTORM (pirate haiku)
Shall she be righting
or she be tipping, sending
Truths to sandy graves?

SLANTED

Posted by on 9:14 am in 2015 poems, featured, Haiku | 0 comments

SLANTED (pirate haiku)
West winds whistle in,
hiss-whispering old tales true,
righting tilted truths.