Reviewku: Plunder! Adult Fiction
Haiku Book Reviews
REVIEWKU is collection of book reviews written in with the syllabic rules of Haiku (5/7/5 syllables per line), followed by “Nitty Gritty” book specific details including but not limited to: age range, genre, point of view (POV), theme, style, voice, setting. From pirates to mermaids to boats to ships to oceans to lakes to shores… enjoy these Pirate Reviewkus, mateys!
• This page features Reviewkus of the PLUNDER! (Pirate! Poetry! Everything else!) nature, category: ADULT FICTION.
PIRATES OF PENZANCE (Theatre) directed by James A. Rocco, written by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (1879)
PRANCING PIRATES A sense of duty. Opera, choreography. Silliness on stage. Nitty Gritty: Who: Brandon O’Neill as the Pirate King, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka as Frederic, Dieter Bierbrauer as the Sergeant of Police, Gary Briggle as Major-General Stanley, Anne Eisendrath as Mabel, and Kersten Rodau as Ruth. What: Musical Where: On the coast of Cornwall When: written and set in the 1800s Why: After growing up apprenticing to the Pirates, a young man thinks he’s free to go out and live as a non-pirate, but a Leap Year clause is discovered, and he is re-indentured. Meanwhile, the young man has met a young woman and is looking for love and hoping she’s the one, however, complications arise in the form of the young woman’s sisters and father, and the young man’s pirate compadres. Hijinks ensue. How: Music and dialogue and dancing on stage at the Ordway theatre....read more
EVERY WORD COUNTS
War, peace, history.
Tragedy, battle, truth, hope.
Weighted word poems.read more
FALLING INTO GRIEF
Linked, not linear.
Love, loss, faith, doubt, dark shadows.
Final notes of hope?read more
WATCHING AND WAITING, SINKING FAST
Part novel, part verse.
Cobbled shipwide memories.
Survival stories.read more
OUT TO SEA AND BACK AGAIN – SHIP STORIES, SHORE STORIES, ALL STORIES TRUE
Town collective voice.
Fishermen. Waiting wives. Child-
ren. Generation.read more