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Old 09-15-2009, 01:18 PM
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This is a new and somewhat different verse

I am the sea.
I am the raging tempest come
To rip and tear away your sails.
I am the wind
That blows the racing clouds
And generates the force that makes the gales.

I am the fish.
I swim in schools beneath the sea,
The dolphins and the sharks that prey.
I am your food
The silver fish upon your plate.
I am the sustinance that makes the fishman's day.

I am the ship.
I am the motive power
That generates the commerce of the seas.
I cruise upon the waves.
From tiny fishing boats to maritime hotels
Behold the awesome wonder that is me!
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Old 09-15-2009, 01:41 PM
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Paul - Once again you give to us real (Sea) food for thought! Your works constantly add to the pleasure of Cruise-Chat.com and help tide us over during our hours ashore!!

Thank You for the Umpteenth time for sharing your efforts with us!!

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Old 09-15-2009, 03:43 PM
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Thank you, again, Paul; very thoughtful.
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Old 09-15-2009, 03:54 PM
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Thank you, Paul. It is always a pleasure to read your work. I appreciate that you share it with us.
Happy cruising!
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Old 09-16-2009, 07:03 AM
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Ditto. Paul, do you live near the ocean? I'm just curious because your works so vividly describe the wonderous sea.
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:52 AM
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Penny, I live in San Antonio Texas, but I have been on 26 cruises. I am glad you like my little verses.
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Old 09-16-2009, 10:56 AM
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That's surprising. I just imagined you sitting on your deck, watching the waves roll in (a dream of mine) and being inspired. You capture the aura of the ocean so vividly.
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Old 09-16-2009, 07:33 PM
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Thanks as always Paul!

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Old 09-20-2009, 06:34 AM
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Very nice; we have so much talent on our chat !


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