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Anastasia I-Morn-Gwathren

"A Sea-Reaver´s Song" by Anastasia I-Morn-Gwathren

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Here's a song of a merry old sea-reaver, who doesn't need anything else, but roaming his oceans and abordaging ships!
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A Sea-Reavers Scng

                                                            (inspired by Anglo-Saxon “The Seafarer”)

 

“If you ask me, dear friend,

How I wish to spend my end -

If I wish for slaves and land,

If I have a bequest planned,

If I wish for fame and gold,

(To take pride when brains grow old)

I shall tell you without thinking –

While my old boat still en’t sinking,

Till my wayward wicked life

Stumbles on a bloody knife,

You will find me roaming oceans,

Heart filled with wild, free emotions.

Salty sea wind in my hair,

By my belt - a sabre bare.

In the sunset eyes alight -

 A storm is welcome any night!...

Rrr! I’m the reaver of the sea

Born to roam the oceans free...

 

Huh?

Oh, ‘bout how I wish to end?..,

Well, I have to tell you, friend, -

Fighting bravely an attack,

Hand on my old loyal sword,

With my comrades back to back -

But a few against a horde.”

 

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5 Sep 2002:-) Natalie Touretsky (Gerie Aren)
A new poem!2 *jumps around in incoherent delight*2)) It's really lovely! I like it! Reminds me "family song" of Morgans from "The hearts of three" by Jack London: "...I spinoi k spine u machti, protiv tisyachi vdvoem!2)) (I read it on russian)Thank you!*mutters* "The Hearts of Three"... that sounds very familiar... Jack London, you say? Gotta read. People say it's a great book. I think I saw some parts of the Russian movie of it, did you?
23 Sep 2002:-) Natalie Touretsky (Gerie Aren)
Basically it was a screenplay (for Hollywood), so it quite different from typical Jack London2)) I prefer his "normal" writing2 I saw the russian movie, it's quite nice2)Hmm... Gotta find that book. Hehe, I suppose Jakc was making fun of someone that way...
2 Feb 2003:-) Debra L Turpin
I like this very much. I don't do water either, but I like old ships, lighthouses and dolphins! Ironic, huh? Anyway, this was very nice. Good descriptive.Yes, when I tend to dislike water, I just adore the ancient ships, and pirate stories and all that... Thanks!
12 Feb 2003:-) Benjamin P. Albrecht
Excellent. What else is there to say, really? You've painted a clear portrait of a vivid character with just a few wonderfully chosen words. Outstanding job!*HOOOOOGE grin*
5 Mar 200345 Rachel Tipaldi
Wow. This poem reminds me of another I read by someone I can't remember, from where I can't recall. LMAO. *class looks at me funny* Ahem. Anyway, it's good. I'll find the poem and e-mail it to you, if you want it.Thanks, and sure!
10 Jul 2003:-) Leigh *Shwin* Erickson
*is happy she found this page* You are so good!! Wow!! *is impressed* Your poetry flows very well and nothing seems forced... beautiful.. erg... must stop using that word... *claps* very good, very good!! *wishes it were longer**grins* What's wrong with "beautiful?"
18 Aug 2003:-) Camorra11
*jumps up and down, spins* woo wee that was fun, i want to do a pirate jig now!! Hahaha...Very light and airy, you captured the pirates vagabond attitude quite well, and i could him and a boastful pirate with a parrot and an eye patch saying "ay mateys!!" 12
7 Jan 2004:-) ´Disco´ Vic Alfieri
Hey there scurvy pirate sea reaving type person! This is a cool poem, or song if you prefer, you can almost hear the dude singing it on his ship in his cabin by himself, or maybe 'round a gathering of men.
17 Feb 2004:-) Gabs Béland
Oooo...Good, good!! I really like this...Sounds norse!!!
18 Jan 2005:-) Larry N. Morris
I've read most of your poetry, now. This one is probably my favorite. Your poems and mine differ quite a bit . . . except for this one. It has the same "heroic" feel I tried to express in Ballad of Angus McGee. I'm a novelist, not a poet, but the mood does strike from time to time. *LOL*
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'A Sea-Reaver's Song':
 • Created by: :-) Anastasia I-Morn-Gwathren
 • Copyright: ©Anastasia I-Morn-Gwathren. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Boat, Comrades, Fame, Fighting, Gold, Oceans, Roaming, Sabre, Sea-wind, Sinking, Sword
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