The sea and a secret

by Jem Croucher

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Tall master in the Albert dock
at rest on Merseyside
I wonder where her keel has been
in oceans far and wide
Her rigging whistling in the wind
sails tied down and furled
She’s keeping that a secret
from an unenlightened world
But I’m content to wonder
and imagine summer breeze
when with full sail she proudly meets
the waiting open seas

Photo – Jempics

 

 

6 Comments to “The sea and a secret”

  1. Great poetic work! Your words evoke an exhilarating sense of adventure, and your nautical vessel harbors mysterious secrets of its own.

  2. A wonderful poem and comment.

  3. Three of them took my poverty stricken Cornish ancestors from here to New Zealand. Those were three month adventures to a new start that eventually came right.

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