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The Boat In the harbor there is a galleon you can buy dinner on. They sing shanty songs and talk to wild mermaids until sunset. Then all, are quiet, as we watch the brightness together, touch the water in the distance… sizzling, in silence, melting into liquid gold on the sea. Then, ever so slowly…gone. The music continues. The laughter grows. This is a good time. The flag is hoisted, the bells ring, pirates have come aboard. The gallant crew defend, the intruders are put back. The skull is tossed into the water… the watery depths they embrace. The cheers, tell all. The show was grand indeed. Cutlasses flashing, muskets afire, all the players in their dressed attire. Home ward we set the sail, a pleasant trip it was… Adventure, wild on the high seas, for a small price. Thankfully, only a play, as not to say… They were not fierce indeed.

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Date: 11/6/2019 5:00:00 AM
Excellent poem, Ann. Bless you always, Gina
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/6/2019 8:55:00 AM
Thank you friend. God Bless your Day. Ann
Date: 11/5/2019 10:51:00 PM
Great poem Ann. I felt like I was right there reading it :)
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Date: 11/6/2019 8:54:00 AM
Slight mist over the bow... stars so many you could not begin to consider them anything else but tiny pin lights in a perfectly painted picture. Ann
Date: 11/5/2019 10:09:00 PM
You “paint” the picture of pirates and adventure so well in this poem, Ann! Enjoyed this! :)
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/6/2019 8:53:00 AM
It was a magical evening. Blessings on your day. Ann
Date: 11/5/2019 8:36:00 PM
If I ever see a play again, it better have some pirates in it. Nice one.
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/5/2019 8:40:00 PM
I love the romance of pirates.. so many poems.. so many stories... Hugs my friend. Thank you for dropping in. Ann
Date: 11/5/2019 7:57:00 PM
Love Foster's from Australia and the way you foster your effort to write poems. A mermaid made who laid in shade and for a while in house stayed watching TV to see a parade. How did you find my poems anyway?
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Date: 11/5/2019 8:12:00 PM
I love your lyrics... Ty for the fun mermaid story. Too cool. Have a nice night. Ann