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Battle For The High Seas

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Below is the poem entitled Battle For The High Seas which was written by poet Donald Reith. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Battle For The High Seas

Lo and Behold

 A Subterranean grip

 Alas a woman's mass appears in this Word Trip

 she cries for Ahab to head ashore "Give the creature the slip"!

Avast a wide mast unfurls across the ship 

The Captain's cries for the harpoon are drowned out by the cracked whip 

The wondrous size of the White Whale appears from the drip 

The sheer weight of the beast causing the schooner to flip 

The showdown is on 

between Captain Ahab and Moby Dick

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  1. Date: 7/4/2012 2:11:00 PM
    Great write! Lori

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    Date: 7/4/2012 2:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks and blessings Lori!