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Best Abandon Ship Poems

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abandon ship!
Abandon ship! Were going down!
down to Davy Jones' part of town.
captain and crew both their fate to be,
for they all comprise one entity.
flooding complete,
no space...

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Categories: abandon ship, lost love, romance, sad
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member THE TITANIC
Collisions avalanche, beneath the icy
Waves, of the North Atlantic.
Birthed in the cradled of Belfast,
A maritime giant, became crimsoned,
By champions shattered tradition,
An ironic omen presence to...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abandon ship, adventure, imagination, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
Instauration
“Abandon ship and from her flee
Better her than all be lost to sea.”
“First Mate, be rendered silent,” is the captain’s plea
“Dear crew, I beg, depart...

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Categories: abandon ship, abuse, growing up, life,
Form: Ode
Two Spirits Watching The Ocean Of Turmoil
Life is like being a passenger on a luxury ocean liner 
 That is sails across a Sea of Turmoil.
 Passengers feel safe by putting...

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Categories: abandon ship, boat, corruption, life, recovery
Form: Free verse
To whom it may unconcern
How can you tell when you've hit bottom and
 it's time to abandon "ship"-does it stare you in the  
falseface and wipe your browmemory...

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Categories: abandon ship, desire, how i feel,
Form: Free verse



Hawaiian Pearl
Waters around the Arizona seethed,
burned with blood and oil
as Chaos gripped the Harbor.

Uncle Bud reeled about the deck.
His voice rising against the din:
“Abandon ship! ...

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© Jim Howe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abandon ship, death, december, fire, history,
Form: Free verse
Boommerbombillessentials14
I came to say, I cannot stay, I know I must be going, in the royal unreal realm 
of simple selfish self, shedding/shredding of the...

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Categories: abandon ship, kids, husband, loneliness, lost
Form: Free verse
Jamaica Jubilee Years

Remember it just like yesterday 
'Twas the sixth of August, independence day
Manley called the election, Busta took the drive
New nation at UN assembly, Jamaica arrived
Topsy...

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Categories: abandon ship, anniversary, business,
Form: Rhyme
Ego, Games, and Misunderstanding
Ego Games, and Misunderstanding.
(The Death of A Friendship.)

Abandon ship and run away...
Abandon this and come away... 
Clean. Unscathed, or so you choose 
to perceive.
But believe,...

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Categories: abandon ship, friendshipme, love, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member EMPRESS OF IRELAND
THE EMPRESS OF IRELAND

Two mighty workhorses, colliding Titans,
Leviathans of the Saint Lawrence river.
Devastation’s maritime wrecking balls,
Slamming head on, even after the warnings 
Sounding, had been...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abandon ship, boat, death, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sinking of the Cargo Ship El Faro
The Sinking of the Cargo Ship, El Faro


The Bible, itself, speaks of the men of the world that go down to the sea in ships
because...

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Categories: abandon ship, storm, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Who really rules the world
When everyone wants peace,
but war is reality.
When love should conquer hate,
but they only retaliate.

Who really rules the world?
Who really rules the world?

When science has all...

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Categories: abandon ship, conflict, corruption, humanity, inspirational,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member RMS Titanic
Built by Harland and Wolff in the shipyard's of Belfast
A luxurious giant ship that they built to last
An Olympic class liner of the White Star...

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Categories: abandon ship, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Yesterday I Was Wrong
Yesterday I proved to myself that
All of my enemies and even some of
My friends were justified in hating me.
Troubles that I had started
Seemed impossible to...

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Categories: abandon ship, forgiveness, song,
Form: Acrostic
Lost at Sea
 The ship was atoss on the ungallant sea
The swells took a toll as the hull strained and cracked
It would be fair time afore it...

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Categories: abandon ship, sea, weather,
Form: Free verse
Yarra was an old Sloop in 1941
YARRA was an old Sloop

Yarra was an old ship in 1941...........about a 10 year old Sloop
She was a small Destroyer with three 4 inch guns...
So...

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Categories: abandon ship, warold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Clark Simmons
Since I was the oldest of three sisters with a mum, 
As my dad had died when I was at an age young,
I thought I’d...

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Categories: abandon ship, appreciation, conflict, death, hero,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Balled of Carolyn Bointon
It was, I really must admit, with quite some trepidation
I braced myself and stepped up to the vacant self-serve station.
Placed my bag in readiness to...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abandon ship, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Thieving Fear
Fear ~ Who do you think you are?
And what gives you the right
To infiltrate my senses and trigger me to flight?
From the depths of my...

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Categories: abandon ship, fear, life, me,
Form: Rhyme
Carl Carlson
I was up on deck of the USS Arizona doing the morning chores, 
When another plane came along, so I just passed it by, gores,...

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Categories: abandon ship, appreciation, death, hero, history,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member ocean dream
from the sandy bottom
up periscopes 
from depths,
hidden in the sea 
of thoughts,
through an ocean 
of memories

scanning the distant horizon,
in vision 
my rising sun
as my waters...

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Categories: abandon ship, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
TRAITOR TRASH
             
		TRAITOR TRASH

          ...

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© Pete Yuhas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abandon ship, america, betrayal, corruption, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
adrift
mirrors refract of blue, grays and greens
molded together, patchwork of leans
drowning withouts more than, floating withins
mindsided promises, neglectful of ends
dripdry conundrums in, neat stagnant rows
labias...

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Categories: abandon ship, analogy, divorce, eulogy, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Friend Frank
There was a heavy-weight prizefighter who was knocked                 ...

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Categories: abandon ship, faith, friend, health, pain,
Form: Couplet
Fickle Fate
Mary Marion Williams, is one of twenty three,
rescued and surviving the North Atlantic sea,
Fate is a fickle friend, to have upon your side, 
For if...

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Categories: abandon ship, fate, grandmother,
Form: Verse