The Siren’s Song And what if she should sing her song / If beauty causes hell, by just her sigh / Do not attempt to listen for too long / The sailor must no… Wasted Lives Like many before him, / and many more will follow, The Illustrated Man You could see the scars / where coloured ink sank deep, / making patterns in his flesh; / deeper than a love / which prompted the first cut, " " A sailors reward " When final taps are sounded,And we lay aside life’s career. My Father’s Flag Neatly folded into a triangle / wrapped in a plastic bag / sitting on the top shelf / of my spare bedroom closet / is the flag that once / … Rainbow For the storm has stirred the fish and we need a good catch. I have seen that more than fish are stirring though. Sailor of the Northern Lights (Poem only) Wind blusters through, / His tousled locks, / As he prepares, / To leaves the docks. / He fly’s out free, / Towards shining moon, / T… Sailor Lighthouse / Sailor in Grave Trouble / Waves and Storms / True Love and Faith The Sailor That Loved Her More My finger gentle stroked her moisten lips of busting red, / Her eyes were closed as she slept deeply in her queen bed. / Not a word had bee… Persian Gulf Haiku dripping sweat stings eyes / polite thank yous, profane talk / roar of jets jolt you / no change in view / predictable ground hog day… The Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor / Found Poem by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Isabel Allende / In the evil hour, / Before news of the kidnap… THE SAILOR Seeker of storms, he pursues horizons, / piercing far forsaken vortexes of cyclonic Gales / for more ecstasy to sate his addiction. lone sailor Picture life as a luxurious boat / Fresh painted floating on the brink of youth / Champagne room sparkling sensation / Mistress on board c… The Bronze Star The old vet smiles and pours another round / Of cold and frosty brew. / If these old walls could talk, / The stories would be crazy, he kne… “The Hope Of Spring” “The salty air with the smell of the fish that filled the belly of the Gulf were a pleasant aroma to the senses of this young midwest… Excluded Sailor There are no sailors left stranded on the seas / One by one they come before you naked, decorated refugees / Paying with their sweat to loc… Excluded Sailor There are no sailors left stranded on the sea / One by one they come before you naked, decorated refugees / Paying with their blood and swe… Wayward sailor Rough seas settle wayward sailor; / this tired heart pumping venom through / a labyrinth seamlessly devoid of exits will virtuously preva… reflections of a sailor, and the love within Dining, waiting – we: of modesty abating. / Bobbing, swaying, the hungry sailors talk of friends long seen, / all the things you’ve been / … The Fog A woman at home waited, / Cursing her fright, / Her husband out fishing / The dark seas that night. / The sea’s in their blood … Salesman/Sailor i told her “i think we’re gonna need a bigger boat.” she responded “i hope we sink.” / i said “i hope y… Excluded Sailor There are no sailors left stranded on the sea / One by one they come before you naked, decorated refugees / Paying with their sweat to lock… sad sailor song Sad Sailor songs / and a roll my own / staining brown carcinoma / spit and strand / upon my lip. / Close my eyes / and hear bells, / i can … The Unsettled Sailor I wait at the bays heads / perched on the verge of wilderness / waiting watching pondering / searching outwards and inwards for strength to… Laura Dekker is in Darwin, Australia Laura Dekker is in Oz Widow on the Shore (2) She fell down / the rippled streets / and gulleys of the town / in cresting waves her body’s liquid gown / ever falling towards the oce… Well Well, its probablly one of my songs from the past, but I still like this topic, its absolut as a green frog inside the well. Here there be Monsters “My God…” He dropped the compass when he saw where they were. His finger had traced their trajectory a foot and a half… The map ended af… The Sailor He knows through the storm / One greater than he / Will guide his frail vessel / To shores of relief.