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PIRATE MISERY

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PIRATE MISERY

Bin' snifflin' 'nent th' hour o' 12
'pon high deck by me scurvy self
me soulless hearties, dogs o' scum
on lower decks a-flappin' gums

Me keg be dry;  I've downed me grog
me head's a-swirl wit' nowt but fog
me ticker's tight;  I'm sans me glow
tho' stoked up fer me tit-eyed beau

Th' horizon's bleak;  me warty toad
whose slimy self on me has growed
wit' bladed quill scribed clerihew
'n gabbered' wit' a tongue askew


Be cursed, yer nit off bearded buns
o' rottin' dead whale steeped in sun
this 'ere pirate yer beseech 
creep whence yer hail, yer vermin leech


NOTE:  ALL 'MISTAKES' ARE DELIBERATELY PLACED TO ACCOMMODATE PIRATE SPEAK.  

For Nathan's contest.  I found myself "at sea" when jilted, hence I opted for pirate lingo.

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  1. Date: 8/8/2013 5:54:00 PM
    Seething in misery, shining in words my dear Sis. For the record, I use the word nowt all the time lol, except on your poems, coz I'll never have nowt to say on those :) Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 8:18:00 AM
    So entertaining!...do you have a thing for pirates?...haha

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 6:26:00 AM
    Love your pirate stuff. But, as I'm a sucker for praise, I'll probably read everything you've written. - Red

  1. Date: 6/26/2011 3:50:00 PM
    A hilarious verse that deserves a win. I loved it! I'm waiting patiently for more.

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 7:51:00 PM
    oh, boy, did you use that thing at Google to do this? I remember when Debs did a pirate contest. I did not even attempt it! Good for you to try such a poem. So you are from Wilma's neck of the woods! You and WIlma are so modern speaking you both seem like americans to me!

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 5:30:00 PM
    Great job, delysia. Congrats on your win. Nice going. luv Ralph

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 11:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Poet Destroyer's contest Delysia. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 6:13:00 AM
    congrats on your excellent entry into the contest Luv*Skat

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 6:13:00 AM
    My congratulations on the win in the contest of p.d., delysia

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 10:16:00 PM
    D.H.,,, another one,. I must say, ~ CONGRATULATIONS!! In my contest, \Thanks for being among all my chosen winners. have a great one,.. Poet D.

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 9:39:00 PM
    Congrats delysia on another marvelous win with this funny poem luv.. super cool one .. thankxx for your sweet critique ..luv..

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 7:54:00 PM
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Really funny... ^_^ ***jun-jun

  1. Date: 5/7/2011 4:40:00 PM
    let the kegs of rum roll , for this poem has captured me whole.

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 7:30:00 PM
    You sure got into the pirate speak with this one. Very good. Thank you for your kind remarks about my "Ill-timed poem.". Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 8:38:00 PM
    Nice and different poem. Thank you for reading mine.

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 4:48:00 AM
    i liked this write very much.. have a great day..cory

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 12:25:00 PM
    Wow you are talented. I can do Scottish but not Pirate. More!!! X

  1. Date: 4/26/2011 3:10:00 PM
    LOL great fun : )

  1. Date: 4/21/2011 10:51:00 PM
    So witty, Delysia. You had me laughing out loud! Thanks for sharing this pirate's "misery." With I could feel more compassion for this 'warty toad" sailor. Just sooo funny! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/19/2011 10:21:00 AM
    warty toad? who be dat den? arrrh, Jim lad! very nicely crafted, me Squiff. let that confidence ooze, lover. muchly love, xxxxxx. eph.

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