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Tempest Deep

I ride the waves of innocence
on the ocean of The Now.
From the depths of dank
a demon stalks my bow.

On deck afraid, alone I stood
quelling fear the best I could.
Furled the jib and reefed the main
what you do when the wind's insane.
Then rising atop a stormy swell
the giant beast straight from hell.

Peering so deep in its deathly eyes
I could hear a thousand sailors' cries.
The chilling truth that I could see
was the evil thing in fact was me.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 12/12/2018 12:08:00 AM
Best wishes and sincere congratulations for your win in Maureen's contest, Greg - keep up the great work, and I hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday season! :-)
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Greg Gaul
Date: 12/12/2018 5:52:00 AM
Greg, your comment is most encouraging. Congrats too to you for your high finish. Happy Holidays.
Date: 12/10/2018 9:16:00 PM
Awesome poem. Congrats on your win, Greg. A FAVE for me.
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Date: 12/11/2018 7:25:00 AM
As always Line, I appreciate your kind remarks. And respect your many recent placements also. Best wishes to you for the holidays. I, we, celebrate your poetic voice and sensibilities.
Date: 11/15/2018 5:38:00 PM
Congratulations for your win Greg :)
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Greg Gaul
Date: 11/15/2018 6:51:00 PM
Very kind of you. Thanks so much.
Date: 11/11/2018 6:24:00 AM
Funny ending even though it might not suppose to be funny. Enjoyed reading . Sara
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Date: 11/11/2018 3:59:00 PM
So glad you enjoyed it. Thank you ever so for the read and your insightful comment.