An Angry Sea Poem by Patricia Grantham

An Angry Sea

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As the sea rose up and down wind and tempest tossed
Hands on board began to shout we'll be forever lost
The captain of the wavering ship began to take a stance
Set the sails and man the helms there'll be no other chance

Sea waves became so violent as if they had no fear
Some sailors manned the front and others covered the rear
The ship began rocking to and fro on top of the rugged sea
None could ever have imagined how an angry sea could be

They said to one another we must act quickly to be saved
Fear began to grip some then others soon ranted and raved
Water began to rush in and covered the deck round about
We must all abandon ship and they soon began to bail out

They threw their rafts into the water and shouted with a roar
Then jumped overboard and stuck together then soon began to oar
Their ship began to waver and started very slowly to sink
The Lord of the Seas had spoken as they all began to think

Copyright 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Topic(s) of this poem: sea
Neethu Prasanna 15 October 2013

Amazing poem. I could see the fear of the crew in your poem..very vivid writing..

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Aftab Alam Khursheed 17 November 2013

wonderful poem the curse of Almighty through sea a formidable jaw to engulf .....

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Amitava Sur 19 January 2014

Lovely imagery about the fearful sea, I could feel the fear within the crews of the ship. The detailing was captivating. You may read my poem The wild waves

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Valerie Dohren 03 February 2013

Very good Patricia, Feel a bit sea-sick now! !

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Neela Nath Das 09 March 2013

Pictorial quality of this poem is awesome. It is represented as a moving scenery before the readers' eyes. Nice!

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Unwritten Soul 08 December 2015

Again i read this poem, and its beauty never fades..thats what i can feel and thats what i cant deny...Beautiful wonderful poem :)

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Guy Dimitri Jagodinski 14 November 2014

A great story teller I see. Well written and I enjoy your poems.

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Chris G. Vaillancourt 26 May 2014

Most impressive. In its simplicity it contains great depth and thought.

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A particular event that is shipwreck is beautifully made as poem and all its seriousness and happenings.

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Mauleen Peart 04 April 2014

Absolutely beautiful poem.It was as if I was on that ship before it was abandoned.Very visual and detailed.Love it!

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Patricia Grantham

Patricia Grantham

Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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