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The Shipwreck
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Monday, June 19, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The Shipwreck


 


When the sea is a caldron of the devilís own soup


While the Banshee winds scream out terrorís at night


When the four bells sound on the main deck bridge


Pray brothers pray, that we may see morning light


 


Main mast cracks sharp like a bullwhips own snap


Rudderless to Godís mercy in his hands we will trust


Listing  to the port the hull creaks a final protest


Life boats soon capsized to the rolling seaís greedy lust


 


Captain tangled in rigging to King Neptune descend


Hold fast all good fellows to we cling to ropes cast


As the goddess of dawn finally lights up the last sight


Tis over, tis over, we survived Satanís fury at last


 


 

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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/20/2006
Excellent write Felix!!

Almost got dizzy reading this one...:)!!

Love tinka
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 6/20/2006
You moved us and tossed us like the sea did the ship! Safety in the end, how good. Wonderful done,
B&R
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 6/20/2006
Boy, I was really drawn into this one!
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 6/19/2006
This is fascinating Fee, you write about shipwrecks, and I was dreaming about being on board the surprise with Russell Crowe, and this reeks of that scene where they were all being towed under by the mizzen, fair go mate, reeel strange.

The morale of the story is.... I dont need to explain it, well done, Fee, and I love the old clippers too.
Ch'erie
GGGGrandfather was a Rear Admiral, go figure LOL
Reviewed by L. Figgins 6/19/2006
Wow. Crisp imagery and spot on language puts us there, Felix. I can see, hear and feel this poem!

Lin
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/19/2006
Nothing as scary as a storm at sea with a boat that is sinking. Well portrayed in this stormy night that could have been the end but God spared you all.
Reviewed by richard cederberg 6/19/2006
This was filled with the "eeyarrr matey" soulfulness of a good story. I liked it a lot!

Richard
Reviewed by Crystal Silver Angel (Reader) 6/19/2006
Wondrous and sounds like you were there..I know you were!! Powerful Felix..

Xxx dove
Reviewed by Peter Paton 6/19/2006
Felix
This reminded me of one of those glorious Greek tales with Jason and the Argonauts...
You took me there with your rivetting narrative...
All hands to the pumps !!
Peter



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