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An Observation By Capt. Poe

Rating: 5.0

Begins the slow melancholy dance of Autumn.

Fallen colored waxen tiles cover the last
remaining sprouts of green, that not so long
ago were new.

Beseeched and then provoked,
I am restless in my sleep.

Beneath my ship the tide conspires

and acts together with my wish,
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Esther Leclerc 18 February 2007

'Fallen colored waxen tiles cover the last/remaining sprouts of green, that not so long/ago were new' - - fantastic description. As for the tale, a very accurate portrayal (I read stories of life on the sea) , the final stanzas express a terrible wait.

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Patricia Gale 03 July 2006

This read was like seeing through Capt. Poe's eyes. You have a sailor's spirit.

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