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Gob's Life Story

By Gobwise  (booksie.com)

Gob's action packed adventure story.

Short Story | Updated Mar 21, 2013 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: I,Was,Born,Into,The,Earth,By,My,Gobbie,Mom,And,Dad,September,1st,1915.,Gob's,Lived,In,Underground,Tunnels.

deidarason

Sailors In A Storm

By Deidarason  (booksie.com)

attempting of rhyming every other line ending about sailors going out to sea after a storm only for it to come back after their smugness about it not going to, and then they all drowned or at least get flipped off the ship

Poetry | Updated Dec 14, 2012 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Sailors,Ship,Storm,Drowned,Smug,Death,Rhyme

Captain's Tale

By Morenn  (booksie.com)

Charles is looking to become a sailor, but will a chance encounter with an old man in a tavern change all that?

Short Story | Updated Nov 15, 2012 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Pirates,Sailors,Seafaring,Captain,Mutiny

The Harpy

By Kalika997  (booksie.com)

A short story of a harpy's meal

Short Story | Updated Sep 14, 2012 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Harpy,Island,Sea,Sailors,Myth,Legend,Superstition

maddav

The Cyborg Ship

By Maddav  (booksie.com)

Ten years ago, a princess was suppose to arrive in Ireland, but something happened to the ship, and the young girl and king were proclaimed

Short Story | Updated Aug 20, 2012 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 13 | Likes: 5
Tags: Pirates,Princess,King,Sailors,Captian,Sea,Ocean,Ships,Battle,Fight,Defeated,Death,Slavery,Servatude,Youth,Good,Story,Exciting,Futuristic

The Demise Of The Grand Old Blue

By Cassidy Small  (booksie.com)

Marc finds himself as a sailor on the open sea. The beautiful day soon becomes a nasty storm. Anything can happen. Is it real? Or a dream?

Article | Updated Aug 1, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ships,Storms,Dreams,Sailors,Sailing

My First Trip To Sea

By Kenilworth  (booksie.com)

An idea Of what life Can be like On A first trip to sea on a Merchant Ship As A Navigating Cadet Officer

Short Story | Updated Mar 29, 2012 | Reads: 61 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Merchant,Navy,Cadets,Sailors,Ships,Ocean

Ballad Of The Shipworms

By Scottishharper  (booksie.com)

An ode (of sorts) to shipworms, also known as Teredo worms. They're a kind of saltwater clam, which make their living by eating wood left in saltwater, eg. ships. The little beasties are much to be feared . . .

Poetry | Updated Mar 22, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ship,Worms,Pests,Sink,Wreck,Ocean,Sea,Humor,Ditty,Sailor,Sailors,Hell,Satan,Brine,Sailing

Where Birds Need Not Fly

By Frank Tavares  (booksie.com)

Part of a group of poems I have written recently to be compiled into a book along with some poems of a friend of mine.

Poetry | Updated Jul 11, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poetry,Birds,Life,Sailors,Hope,Dreams

The Canvas

By Kurt Holmes  (booksie.com)

I love the sea and its sounds, and just the idea of it. On the surface, this poem is about a shipwreck and the tragedy of it all. I'll leave it to the readers to assign it a deeper meaning. Let me know what you think :]

Poetry | Updated Jan 22, 2011 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Shipwreck,Sea,Ship,Wreck,Death,Life,Happy,Sad,Birds,Sailors,Ocean,Water,Salty,Salt,Shore,Shoreline,Coast,Coastline

wolfobsessed

Lost

By Wolfobsessed  (booksie.com)

A strange young girl on a ship with a rowdy crew at open sea, see a problem? None of the crew know anything about this girl, they don't know her name, they don't even know where she came from and neither does she, she doesn't even speak dansk tunga or so they think. All they know is that this...

Novel | Updated Dec 12, 2010 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 7 | Likes: 18
Tags: Sailors,Ship,Jörmungandr,Sea,Dragon,Strange,Events,Norse

The American Heroes

By Maurer172  (booksie.com)

This is about 2 sailors and how the lives of them and their loved ones will be turned upside down for a love of water.

Novel | Updated Nov 25, 2010 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Water,Sailors,Death,Sorrow,Hope,Bravery,Determination

My Prayer For Marcy

By Anthony Richardson  (booksie.com)

A poem that the U.S. Navy printed in the early 80's. Finally has a title.

Poetry | Updated Oct 7, 2010 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sailors,Love,Prayer,Marcy,God

noah_webster

The Forgotten Sailors - Islands Of Illusion

By Noah Webster  (booksie.com)

Sequel to "The Forgotten Sailors" The eight sailors have planned a sailing trip of many days along many miles of coastline. From the golden beaches of California, to the Aleutian Islands of the Alaskan chain, they will be sailing all the way. But when a strange boy makes their acquaintance in...

Short Story | Updated Aug 26, 2010 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Forgotten,Sailors,Sail,Coast,Island,Alaska,Illusion

jessa_sumner

THE Midgard SERPENT

By Jessa Sumner  (booksie.com)

What was it like to be a mythical creature? We hear so much of their tales, their actions, but what was going on inside those mystical heads of theirs? In this story you will discover just that of one of Norse Mythology's most frightening creatures.

Short Story | Updated Jul 1, 2010 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Mythology,Challenge,Contest,Gods,Serpent,Sorrow,Norway,Sailors,The,Ocean,Sea,Pollution

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