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The Pirate's Life For Me

Yo Ho!, Yo Ho! The pirates life for me The Jamaica Jewel’s sails are full on seven seas Skull and bones flying high on the main mast With a trim bow and keel my flag ship is fast At both starboard and port, my canons thunder heard from a distance, time to pillage and plunder My boots and vest are leather black with buckles gold When the sunlight reflects, landlubber’s blood runs cold A gold and turtle shell handled sword slung to my hip A stylish full brim black hat with a subtle dip I dress all in black except a plume of vermillion A chest full of treasure and pieces of eight by the million Just the sound of my name sends shivers to timbers of all I am Capitan Blood Head, on mermaid lips and ports-o-call On sand and beach Capitan Blood Head wanted alive or dead Where rivers become waterfalls posters for bounty is what’s read So the legend lives on, from Key Largo, San Juan and St Kitts cay From Trinidad and Tobago to Saint John and Montego Bay Don’t you cross Capitan Blood Head and his Scallywags And don’t even think about his favorite Sea hags ‘cause if you do, they will make you walk the plank Down to Davy Jones Locker, blub, blub, blub you sank YO HO!, YO HO! A PIRATES LIFE FOR ME
Warner Baxter for contest "Sketch a Character"

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Date: 10/5/2015 12:37:00 AM
Congrats on a fine write, Warner. Regards, Viv
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Date: 10/4/2015 11:55:00 PM
Well Capitan entertained me with your tale of sea hags and scallywags and treasure chests. Good going..Blub..blub..blub. BG
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Date: 10/4/2015 9:45:00 PM
'N a well deserved one at that, Cap'n!
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Date: 10/4/2015 6:59:00 PM
Warner, Congratulations on your Pirate's Life Win.... Forever **SKAT**
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Date: 10/4/2015 1:45:00 PM
lovely imagery and this made me smile :-) congrats on your win:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 10/4/2015 12:57:00 PM
A great poem, Warner! Nicely rhymed and amazing imagery throughout. Really enjoyed it... Congrats on a win!
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Date: 11/4/2014 10:52:00 AM
I always find something magical about pirates and really enjoyed reading your poem. It also made me smile. Congratulations on your win Warner.
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Warner Baxter
Date: 11/4/2014 4:26:00 PM
Thank you so much Brenda, I am glad you enjoyed it
Date: 11/3/2014 7:51:00 PM
Congrats on the win with this fine character sketch, Warner
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Warner Baxter
Date: 11/4/2014 4:27:00 PM
Thank you Dr. Mehta