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Blue Waters

They say,
I sailed the seas in 1492.
Was the year really 1492,
or is it not true.
The seas were rough from time to time,
many were over the side sick as a dog heaving up their guts.
The days were very long,
the nights were filled with lonely stars.
Would we ever see land again,
was land just a dream we all had.
Were we in a large bowl of blue water,
blue water that would devour us to death.
The sun was hot and drying,
no water to drink would that bring our dying.
Do I hear shouts of land ahoy,
that must be a mirage.
Only blue water do I see,
maybe I do see land or am I just dreaming.
The closer we steer the ship,
more land we do see.
As we land in this new world,
what will we find.
Will we be glad we made this official trip,
after all we left love ones behind.
The wooden ship the Santa Maria,
did get us here safely.
Only time will tell,
was this story going to have a good ending and all be well.
Date Written: 10/18/2021
Honorable Mention
A Noteworthy ShipContest Judged: 11/11/2021
Sponsored by: Robert James Liguori

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Date: 11/12/2021 11:11:00 AM
So many questions you raise and so much to go back and reflect on. Beautiful poem, thank you for sharing.
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 11/13/2021 7:50:00 AM
Thank You, for your note. Glad you like my "Blue Waters" voyage. It is an honor to have this win in your contest. It made me really think. Yes, many questions to reflect on. It was nice you could take this voyage with me to a new land. Have a blessed day..........................
Date: 10/23/2021 2:51:00 PM
Time has certainly told the tale of that voyage, Nicely penned Paula
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/24/2021 10:34:00 AM
Thank You, for your note. Glad you like my voyage. It was nice you could take the voyage on the ship with me. Have a blessed autumn day..........................
Date: 10/23/2021 12:12:00 AM
I did enjoy your voyage Paula...Delice
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/23/2021 9:24:00 AM
Thank You, for your note. Glad you like this Blue Waters write. It was nice to have you on the ship with me. Have a blessed autumn day...............
Date: 10/19/2021 1:11:00 PM
This captivating poem is an interesting and wonderful historical reenactment, Paula. All good wishes, Evelyn :)
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/20/2021 9:39:00 AM
Thank You, for your note. Glad you like this write. I enjoyed writing it. Have a blessed autumn day...............
Date: 10/19/2021 8:31:00 AM
Excellent personal take on a great historical venture. God Bless, JB
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Paula Goldsmith
Date: 10/19/2021 9:44:00 AM
Thank You, for your note. Glad you like my Blue Waters write. Have a blessed autumn day...............