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  1. Date: 2/17/2014 3:23:00 AM
    I know of Andrea Doria, but can't remember the Andrea Gail. This is really well done, Craig. Big congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 2/16/2014 6:06:00 PM
    Poetic license meter or not this is beautiful; and perfectly matched to the form. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/16/2014 6:05:00 PM
    Congats Craig - Really nice flow and content in such a structured format

  1. Date: 2/16/2014 5:06:00 PM
    Very well stated... A favorite... Verlena-Dark Sunshine

  1. Date: 2/16/2014 2:01:00 PM
    Congratulations, Craig on your winning piece. Optional wording for line 14 might be "to leave Andrea Gail without a chance." The pronounciation is probably license still but the meter is better. I know "the" seems to indicate a ship rather than a person; but most would realize that without the modifier. Delightful piece.

    Cornish Avatar Craig Cornish
    Date: 2/17/2014 8:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Reason, I considered that but "the" is important for the reason you alluded to but I might have considered it if it truly helped the meter but it doesn't because Andrea has a dactylic pronunciation ( / * * ) so it fails your way too but has more of a chance the way most us pronounce it in the US--AN drea--( / * ) thereby melding the final two syllables as one.
  1. Date: 2/16/2014 3:51:00 AM
    Beautiful piece on Romanticism, Congrats on the win, craig

  1. Date: 2/1/2014 9:31:00 AM
    My gosh Craig, you give such life to this deathly tale. You have written the rhyme and meter so perfectly. A perfect storm of poetry. How terrible that day for all at Gloucester shore. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 1/26/2014 8:49:00 AM
    Love this, Craig, so much to take in... you have done so well for those lost... faving this... full of heart and courage, like the poet who penned this. Hugs, Cyndi

  1. Date: 1/24/2014 4:06:00 PM
    What a great poem. Its nice reading your piece once again. Keep on writing please.

  1. Date: 1/24/2014 9:57:00 AM
    This is so good Craig, I think it will do very well.

  1. Date: 1/23/2014 3:02:00 PM
    Lovely old antiquated talk, is always a great way to reach the romantic soul, there is great beauty in this poem Craig, much enjoyed the verse xxx