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Below is the poem entitled LONESOME PIRATE which was written by poet delysia hendricks. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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All by me scurvy seafarin’ self
Me pouch be empty;  nicked o' pelf
th' curvy wench tha' warmed me berth
lef' nary one ol' farrrthing's worth

On cap'n's orders bin swabbin' decks
seekin' sawder, spit-lickin' specks
afore ebb-tide 'til high neap-tide
but nary me own scurvy hide

In me head me digs and delves 
me gums a-flappin' ter theirselves
in skew tongue of  'em sea-borne folk
lament me cravin' fer a toke 

Nowt else ter savour;  embrace th' drum
seek solace in th' wretched rum
toxin me liver 'n toss overboard
th' gloom yer absence in me wrought 

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  1. Date: 9/26/2013 10:03:00 PM
    congratulations to ye, Pirate lassie!

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 3:51:00 AM
    Congrats. Morgan

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 12:45:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in the contest, delysia

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 9:11:00 PM
    Delysia. congrats , Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 7:28:00 PM
    wow...there was just a talk like a pirate day for free krispy kreme would have had no trouble...great write! congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 5:15:00 PM
    Hi Lovely Delysia, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Thanks for supporting my Any Poem Goes contest. Exactly what I was looking for, SIMPLE-PLEASING & BEAUTIFUL- teasing the reader with such awesome imagery. If you'd like:-) stop by my latest poem ""In The Stars"" OR my latest blog! " Animal Cruelty " at -----> **LINDA

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 5:19:00 PM
    Were you a pirate in your past life? You sure have the lingo down. Another wonderful piece of work. Thanks for the visit. Terry.

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 6:07:00 AM
    I can just see you, burning fuses tied in your hair and knife between your teeth swinging aboard one of His Majesty's men-o-war. Or are they smouldering tokes in your hair? Oh well a few slugs o rum n the divil take th' hindmost or keel haul the swabs n feed em to the sharks, Delysia me lass (what kind of name is Delysia for a pirate?) - Red

  1. Date: 6/22/2011 9:21:00 PM
    Loved this one my friend. Really well thought out and great flavor in the wording. Really good imagery. Could see him spittin'. chewin' and swabbin' the deck. Good stuff. God bless, JB

  1. Date: 6/19/2011 6:47:00 AM
    haha love the pirate lingo. did a great job with it. there was a pirate contest on oh bout a year ago... this one would have taken it for sure.

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 12:26:00 PM
    aye, aye... an electrifying piece, delysia, sweet mate.. congrats on your win in my " jeans" contest! you get a lolly! :) huggs

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 4:26:00 PM
    very very bloody good, me hearty little sugar could, be there with you on the hulk, where dem pirates laugh n skulk ... bring the bottle boyo, thanks 4 comments mate, Don

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 10:15:00 PM
    These pirate ones are always so difficult for me to read. haha. But I got the part about his liver!! Nice to see you today, Delysia!

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 8:29:00 PM
    an awesome one delysia.. luv the vernacular vocab which adds spice to this write.. super enjoyed luv..

  1. Date: 6/13/2011 3:06:00 PM
    Did someone just see the new Pirates Movie?? Great images and a theme that is fresh... fun write which brings smiles throughout...Michael