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”

Don’t Disturb the Captain

Please don’t disturb the Captain As he takes his blessed nap On his golden bed, that’s wrapped in Velvet curtains. Take this map! Plot our ship a fruitful course Through rough and rocky seas! Furthermore, some other chores: First hoist the mainsail, please! First swab the decks and feed the crew And plug the leaks-Continue reading “Don’t Disturb the Captain”

The Cap’n’s Wafers

Well,Yer sure to be a damn sight saferIf ye keep yer hooks off theCap’n’s Wafers… But thirsty pirates cry to savorRum with crumbs ofCap’n’s Wafers “Ye saucy wench, go fetch the tray ferGrog to wash downCap’n’s Wafers!” Fer that booty, pirates gave herLooted loads ofCap’n’s Wafers Buccaneers arr even braveSwashbuckling underCap’n’s Wafers Mutineers arr soldContinue reading “The Cap’n’s Wafers”