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  A Salty Dog's Dilemma
by Walt Hardester
Friday, August 31, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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To Captain Edwina La Belle, The Red


Arrrrr..Shiver me timbers

Adventure on the bounding sea,
Sounds so much like fun to me.

For I'm a salty sailor too,
Got me a wondrin what to do.

Join up with the Eds,
Or sail with you?

Pee Wee seems a nice enough bloke,
With the Jersey Devil could get a toke.

Fair maidens Edvard wants to save,
'fraid someone's bound fer a watery grave.

But every bordello still needs a slave,
Methinks I'll remain yore rogish knave!

A floggin now and then might not be bad,
Compared to other things I've had.

Of my sea tales could write a book,
Just so you'll know, I also cook.

Arrrrr.......

Walt                    



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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/24/2007
Arrrrrrrrrr......I missed this one.......ditto.....arrrrrrr!!

"But every bordello still needs a slave,
Methinks I'll remain yore rogish knave!

Love sTinky Tinky


Reviewed by Ann Scarborough 9/23/2007
Good thing you joined up with the winning side!!!
Lacy Annie
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 9/2/2007
Reviewed by Michael Guy 9/2/2007
good one you old dog! had to laugh at the last line.. I suppose being at sea alone as long as you, you do?
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 8/31/2007
i enjoyed the rhythm and rhyme of this write-fun and clever
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 8/31/2007
Are you sure you can sign an X Walt?
The fair ladies of the isle have ask me to join
the lot. I can wash dishes, but don't do, clean fish's
Me eyes can't stay off of boobs though, I wonder ifin
that would be a problem?
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 8/31/2007
OOOOOO Walt! You made an offer the lusty ladies of Labelle's crew can't resist. Nibbens LaRue will love floggin you! GRRRRR! Nibbens LaRue
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 8/31/2007
Yes, doooooooooooo come along for the ride, Sir Salt. I've jumped straight in with both feet... only to find I am probably waaaaaaaaaaaay out of my depth and need a lot more flesh on me skinny bones to be able to swing a cutlass acurately or bust out me bustier like them other Pandora Pirates... but I could practice me splicing skills in your Galley and exercise a bit of floggin on a rump steak or two to start with... Just until I get me L-plates off... Don't go offering your services to those other ruff boys when us girls could do with a Jack Sparrow around (ooops... perhaps I'm not sposed to say that...) Pertty Please?? Kutglass Kitty Kate xx
Reviewed by Lewis Findley (Reader) 8/31/2007
Captain Hook, Blackbeard, Johnny Depp, or Keith Richards, As Me Mammy used to say,, "Well you may look like Blackbeard, but that dont make you a member of Skull and Bones" Shiver me Timbers, Me Bucko.. Have a good one Buddy... "Donny"
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/31/2007
Arrr, indeed! Very entertaining poem; thanks for the smiles today! Very well done, Walt; bravo!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/31/2007
Just so you'll know, I also cook.

Are you sure you ain't an Ancient Ed??!! All Eds can cook very well, and sail. And most of us have been slaves at one point or another to some danged woman.

PS You really look like The Jersey Devil in that picture!
Reviewed by stan nassano 8/31/2007
I'm a land luber meself,but I's do lies to get wet
maybe i can come along......i to swung a sword a time or two,and now from time to time it the needs does arise,can fight with the best of em.............good come back Walt
Reviewed by twinklewrites at her desk (Reader) 8/31/2007
Great reading Walt enjoyed your adventures...hugs and Love, Peggy
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/31/2007
Would be no dilemma
if ye be thinking straight
So Salty Dog Walt
See Miss Kitty, me first mate
and make your X on the dotted line
you'd make a bordello slave so fine
we could use us a man
who can use his sword
and cook us a grand great dinner
so welcome ye Salty Dog, aboard
Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/31/2007
Aye matie, I shared the salt sea with the storm clouds more than I care to remember but you make me want to start packing me sea bag again and grabbing me foul weather gear for just one more sail.

Fee
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 8/31/2007
This one is from Ed the Elder onboard the Enchantess, I thought that you were on your way to Madagascar to stay there and no go messing with my Red Head La Belle...or you heart Sir (if I can call a rogue that) will taste the point of my sword.

Georg (the Edvard)
Reviewed by George Carroll 8/31/2007
Splendid Walt you know which side your bread is buttered on.
Reviewed by Gerald Tate 8/31/2007
Excellent * * * * *

Gerald J Tate
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