Back on form and raring to go (well, steady as she goes anyway) so here are the entries for this last week’s challenge. WordPress was having pingback problems for most of the week so I’m going to have to work for this one. It’s worth it though—the poems are beautiful 🙂
First one in was from Peter. Well, there’s a tall ships in the painting, isn’t there? Shades of the Flying Dutchman here. To be expected I suppose 🙂
Sarah from Southampton was next with a lyrical poem that reminded me of the Children of Lir, and then, after a nudge from Sarah, one of Grimm’s fairy tales I’d forgotten I even knew.
Ken’s poem, like Peter’s focuses on the ship and the desolation of the region as an allegory for despair and captivity. Beautiful words, delicately crafted.
Merril’s seafarer is not a northern one. In fact…
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