A fisherman laments over his love lost. --- This poem's central character is a Selkie, (spelling may vary), a mythological creature found in Scottish and Irish folklore. Selkies are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land. If a man steals a female selkie's skin then she is in his power and is forced to become his wife.
A short poem written to honor the final stand of Constantine XI Palaiologos and the soldiers of Constantinople during the siege of 1453. Against numeric odds and the valiant rival fighters , equipped with then state-of-the-art Weapons, the Byzantines refused to surrender their home. And fought till their last breath.