Posts tagged ‘captain’

May 13, 2018

One Prolonged Blast (for Grammy)

by Stephen

4 to 6 second pull on the ship’s whistle
Announces to others in the harbor
The romance of sea:

“Underway! Shift colors”

The Ensign now flaps from the mast.
Jack folded into a tight triangle
Stowed away until:

“Moored! shift colors.”

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July 23, 2017

HAIKU: WHO IS THE CAPTAIN

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Who is the Captain

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February 10, 2013

The Helmsman’s Hood.

by beeseeker

The biggest truth was
The first one we lost;
Oh so casually –
The first of many that,
Even now, are
Slipdripping through our
Ignorant, care-nothing fingers.
We mend the irrelevant barricades
(Too foolish late),
The nets, bait the
Big, hopeful hooks with
Embroidered versions of our histories.

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