So Sad

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Poems

Just a poem about some kinds of sailing.

So sad the minds that melt into lies

For vanity bolsters one-sided thought.

Stay the course the Captain cries

But she'll hit the rocks, more likely as not.

 

To the Starboard, some Hands are drifting

As those to Port see the ship in a List

Those Amid-ship are confused by two Captains

So the mutinous ship gets lost in a mist.

 

"If we are to right this craft," One Captain yells.

"The gold must be moved, mid-ship, with haste."

But the second Captain could not decide

So the craft just sank. God what a waist.

 

 

JE Falcon

02-2021


Submitted: February 18, 2021

© Copyright 2021 JE Falcon aka JEF. All rights reserved.

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LE. Berry

Many ships have sunk upon fruitless journeys...well expressed JEF.

Thu, February 18th, 2021 11:04pm

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Vanity, Vanity, all sails full.

Fri, February 19th, 2021 4:53pm

Steven P. Pody

waste Interesting sea-faring tale, well and interestingly expressed! SPP

Fri, February 19th, 2021 8:40am

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Thanks

Fri, February 19th, 2021 4:52pm

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