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When sirens sing with their cries all beatific
Shadows of sailors dance down the Pacific
Blinded by women who've done deeds horrific
It's nonsense

You stroke and you stroke but water is greedy
Catching and clutching to never be lonely

Then midday grinds down toward a
midnight forlorn
And you're scanning the ocean for some sworn storm
As lightning and thunder mark angels are born
You're sightless

You speak of ideals like beauty and grace
Guileful values like riggings lash at your face

The winds kissing your bow, the tide
hasn't turned
Rotund moral compass no landlocked
has earned
Don't wait for your captain's affronted spurned word
It's senseless

Once a shipwrecked boy, now a studied pirate
Learn your clock, Davy Jones, and the clouds won't blanket

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taybuggyThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Mar. 25, 2013 at 1:43 am
this sorta made me think of a band called "Sleeping with Sirens" x)
 
MarcWillma1997 said...
Oct. 11, 2011 at 11:42 am
I think this was amazing i song with this it was sweet
 
Clopsey said...
Jan. 8, 2011 at 5:10 pm
This is amazing. As Sundry said, your ideas and vocabulary make the perfect image. I'd soo love to hear this with the music...
 
SUNDRY said...
Nov. 25, 2010 at 10:05 am
WHOA!!!! WHAT A POEM, WHAT A POEM!!! YOUR IMAGINATIONS HAVE CROSSED LIMITS WITH THE HELP OF YOUR VOCABULARY!!!!!!! KEEP IT UP!!!!!!!!
 
MissPiglette said...
May 15, 2010 at 9:31 am
I really like the choice of words you used. :) They just fit the piece perfectly.
 
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