Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places



Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

SouthWind

Caribbean SeaWolf Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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

Read Poems by Caribbean SeaWolf

Best Caribbean Seawolf Poems

+ Fav Poet

SouthWind

" SouthWind " 'Twere it surely a wind from sultry hot south~ She which 'twere cause for all this night's play~ That wind which lifted drink to my mouth~ What may this be.... the Devil ye say! Nay & nay ne'er again~ Shall I sail such dastardly winds~ Ne'er I'll mind nor e'er so when~ That wind which prevails as kin to my sins~ Tossed as a cork in a sea of tumult & fire~ Energy aloft at topmasts & rigging~ Sent helter-skelter willy-nilly so dire~ Thus such wind did so cease to expire~ Further & longer then my ship did so fly~ North to those icelands & into frozen seas~ Faster & swifter she sails by & by~ Into those realms of lost sailor's pleas~ Now does this ice mountain afloat at my bow~ Seek to restrain me from that which must be~ 'Twere as though 'twere known well & by all~ My ship & so I... must sail this sea~ 'Round swings that needle... her card of no worth~ Southwinds so wishing to speed me along~ 'Round my ship sails those regions of warmth's dearth~ Into latitudes from whence springs such thus so strange song~ 'Twere it only that wind 'twere cause o'it all~ Might be found that I'd ne'er mind it at all~ Yet innocence ne'er a kindred spirit o'mine~ 'Twere truth to be known.... 'tis the Devil pays out my line~ Southwinds do blow now from verily astern~ Gaze as I must now look to the white~ Lost forever those warm breezes I now learn~ Wandering frigid seas so seems now my plight~ Oh how I long for that palm or lemon tree~ Those sands which once warmed me from deep under my keel~ Yet surely I am befuddled by age or this sea~ For ne'er a'fore had I e'er such a feel~ 'Tis as 'twere so long long ago~ A time I'd forgotten & forsaken so~ Those days of Southwinds which did across my bows blow~ From whence I had come & should e'er ne'er again go~ SeaWolf ©

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 11/21/2012 9:24:00 PM
    Seawolf,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 12/13/2011 3:17:00 PM
    It all captures my imagination and I feel you probably have had more than a few adventures with the sea. Makes me want to know more about you my friend.

    SeaWolf Avatar Caribbean SeaWolf
    Date: 12/14/2011 6:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ahhhh.... but tis not it thus true... the more you read of me the more I know of you? Imagine to imagine... for imagination is all. SeaWolf