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…

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,…

Lone Isle

Taking it step by step, Walking brick to brick, Rain pouring down, Drenched to the bone, Walking all alone, Looking back at all the shipwrecks, The waves crashing against rocky shore, Only survivor of countless tragedies, Cursed and wandering alone, On lonely shores, As gull and crab pick over the discards, Sailors heart torn, No…

ToGether

One morning I looked in the mirror, Standing there looking twenty years older, Mentally believing myself twenty years younger, A sailor, living the dream, High seas of life, ports of dreams and fantasy, Head over heels for the love of my life, Now bitterness separates us, Vowing to throw love in the river, Rowing the…