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Best Batten Down The Hatches Poems

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Batten Down the Hatches
Batten down the hatches – 
A storm is on its way.
Don’t know when it’s comin’
Or how long it’s gonna stay.

Every market’s crowded – 
People gathering...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, life, nature,



Batten Down The Hatches
( BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES )

Battin down the hatches, the clouds are moving in in patches.
The sky is darkening up, and the wind is moving...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, weather,

The Midnight Watch

The Captain bellowed out the order,
soon after the midnight bell;
He said, "batten down the hatches boys,
we're in for a night a hell.

Seems storm force winds...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, adventure, fear,

Premium Member FLEEING IRMA
FLEEING IRMA

spotlight moon, full, like an Old Testament cloud, leading
Floridians forth, not into the desert, but away from the wrath
of Irma.  bumper to bumper,...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, car, people, religious, storm,

Premium Member First Frost
Return to heavy, layered clothes
Purple lips and frozen toes
One last breath before it snows
Loathsome precipitation

The land now strewn with slippery patches
Bye the wood stove, extra...

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© Joe Inka  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: batten down the hatches, angst, nature, seasons,

Premium Member Hurricane Matthew's Ominous Show
Hurricane Matthew is lurking like a message from the Devil.
It is sinister and daunting, putting millions in peril.
The forces of nature are giving us an...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, natural disasters,

Disruption
Are we ready for what’s to come?
Will we know how to behave?
Never before in human history has there been such disruption. It was once a...

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© JG Collins  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: batten down the hatches, art,

Protect what is forever
The world would like us to call it normal everyday chaos
But the Lord our God says its evil gathering souls of the lost

Death upon the...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, dark, deep, religious, truth,

Premium Member 'ere Comes Earl!
Don't stop the CHOP
dash the glorious bits of foam and froth
let the leeward side fill
let the fertile delta pray 
for mercy from Poseidon
All hail the...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, adventure, nature

Premium Member The dark sea


It fills me with trepidation
To sail upon the sea,
A heaving green colossus
Of such immensity.

No fetters can restrain you, 
Borders you have none, 
There are cold...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: batten down the hatches, sea,

Lunatic's Song
Lunatic’s Song


I think Jesus knows I’m nuts
so why would he arraign me 
in front of all those saints on high 

so sane they’ll never see...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, confusionjesus, me,

Wading through Venom
I love the way the sky defends the sea;
The way the waves do break upon the shore.
But when the clouds seep in to disagree—
My eyes...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, anger, beach, conflict, sea,

Hunkering Down
Ready or not here he comes
Best you batten down the hatches
Unless you were one of the smart ones to run 
Like a Coon Hound in...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, fun, humor,

I Think Jesus
I Think Jesus


I think Jesus knows I’m nuts
so why would he arraign me 
in front of all those saints on high 

so sane they’ll never...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, faithjesus, me,

God is The Captain
God is The Captain

Gather up this new love
That was sent from above
Now it is ours to share

So to God send a thank you prayer

Give us...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, appreciation, bible, boat, celebration,

Premium Member Great Scot Resolves
I resolved on this write 
like I could escape your swirling vape
or take a romp through the swamp
without that ol' croakin' bullfrog 
Oh yeah right...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, lost, relationship,

The Tongue
When ever I turn to look at you
What could the difference be
Out of all the words that you spew
And a boat tossed on the sea

To...

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Categories: batten down the hatches, inspirational, life,