Sailors, All Are We*

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To all the Sailors lost at Sea
Whatever to Them
Their Sea
May be

And remembering thus
That all of Us
Through Life
Are Sailing
We


*This poem is the dedication for the forthcoming short story collection
LEAVE: And Other Stories Short And Shorter


LEAVE: A Short Story
Read the short story LEAVE for free at Smashwords

 
 

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11 Replies to “Sailors, All Are We*”

  1. Hi Kurt. Just busy reading your short story. I’ll get back to you with feedback shortly. Two great uncles were lifeboat coxswains, and another was lost to the sea as a very young man. My grandmother told me of how her brothers would walk the beach every day, hoping they might recover his body for burial. The mighty sea never gave up his remains. My great grandfather worked at sea from the age of 10, a young Swede who managed to get British citizenship at the age of 25.

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