Long Bound Shores

Hair flung back, Greased hair stains, Line my dress whites, As I jolly laugh at the sight, Of long bound shore, Lightly burdened, Sailor sack slung, Over shoulder, I waltz From that long bound shore, Raging sea behind me, Laughing squalls only memory, My heart beyond the hills afar, My stakes in life here, On…

Shredded Water

Facing the tempest, My feet clamber onto bulkheads, Ship rocking in her wavy bed, Gun grease soaking all, Cocking back I unload with furry, Shredding water in historic victory, Smoke floats exploding, Cheering in the background, Dark cloudy sky, Shadowing our war visage, Cloaking us in obscurity, Each round a testimony to our dedication, Ending…

The Whale

In Northeastern woods I walk, The trails lay miles behind me, Each step a journey towards my manhood, Each step a victory toward my warrior status, Each journey a vision matching my sailor heritage, Sailors blood pumping through my veins, On seas of courage, Swimming with Krakens, Yelling in the face of the vicious misstress,…

Sharks and Fish

Sorrow leans on the bottom of the ocean, Tears weeping against foreign shores, Destructive waves hitting wall after wall, Ships flowing on her seductive glossy surface, Made up with myth and treasure, Loaded down in the holds, Are her majestic treasures, Sunk to the bottom of the ocean Sorrow leans on the bottom of the…

VETERAN

Boots on my feet, Living a hundreds of fleeting dreams, Memories float like stars all about, Catching glimpse of an old me, Young, fit, and motivated, Standing out, shining bright, Medals that mean nothing, Awards for jobs well done, Paper trails everywhere, Automatically judged and alienated, A lot of us get caught by drink or…