Treasure Island

Captain Cur

(England)

Moated Waters of the River Rhine


Turrets assemble saluting the nomadic Rhine,
castles deeply footed in Goethe’s romanticized age
honor the passing river as the dandelions sway
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  • Nader Baheri (4/28/2013 12:04:00 PM)

    maybe there is charlatanism enslaving humanity so Prometheus did that to rescue mankind.
    wonderful ending this poem has.~nb (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (4/27/2013 6:59:00 AM)

    Man's curiosity is a curse and a blessing I guess. Nice philosophical twist here.
    Why are the archers firing at your ship? I hope this intriguing adventure continues, so we find out. (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (4/27/2013 12:52:00 AM)

    This is the poetry which is rich with esoteric allusions, a standard and well-composed piece with a special lexical choice quite sumptuous according to the classical place of the river Rhine, who can forget Faustus' pride:
    (We saw the river Maine fall into Rhine,
    whose banks are set with groves of fruitful vines.) A great homage offered! ! ! (Report) Reply

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