The Siren’s Call

She hears her ocean callIt echoes in her shell-like earsAnd she casts one more glance at meAnd casts herself into the seaShe’s in Poseidon’s thrallHis rolling waves engulf the tearsShe’s weeping as she sings to meAnd pulls me down into the sea She comes for me each nightDown on the lonely shoreOne of Triton’s daughtersSheContinue reading “The Siren’s Call”

The Pirate’s Valentine

My ship was at anchor, her carriage was stuck,As the plague and the storm racked the worldThough safe from the lightning I was thunderstruckBy the grace and the light from this girlThe shelter was brutal, a tavern so lowThat the rats had all left it to miceOn Valentine’s Night with the fire aglow,We were there,Continue reading “The Pirate’s Valentine”