RED SKY’S IN THE MORNING

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    RED SKY’S IN THE MORNING

    RED SKY’S IN THE MORNING

     

    The early morning craggy sky

    revealing a blood red eye.

    Black clouds scurry my way

    chasing any trace of blue  

    away.

     

    The order is given,

    “batten the hatches,

    drop the main sail,

    Point the prow to the wind,

    And if ye be a God fearing man;

        It be best to pray”.

     

     The sea washes over the

    deck

    and the ocean becomes a

    mad boil.

    Some say that’s when

    the invisible hand of fate

    passes over you.

    Rivers of water flow

    through

    like a women’s

    out stretched hands,

    as the sea rushes in.

     

    A sound from afar like the

    groan of a whale;

    a shutter and crack

    as the mighty ship

    fights back .

    With a shake

    like leaves on a tree

    the ship slips out of sight

    ‘neath the sea.

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    Phission commented on RED SKY’S IN THE MORNING

    01-28-2011

    now this is just amazing....i am impressed. this goes into my favourites because only poems that make me jealous that i didn't write them are entered there. full of desciption and story telling bravado. thanks !

    SavVySam commented on RED SKY’S IN THE MORNING

    06-02-2010

    Very nice job setting the scene and drawing us into the story...nice work

    chicken commented on RED SKY’S IN THE MORNING

    05-27-2010

    Very nice. The visual is just like reading a story.

    Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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