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Come Young Pirates, Lanzarote (43)

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Lanzarote, 'Island of Eternal Spring, '
resting just off the North African coast;
what prodigious wealth its waters bring
poignantly viewed from the heights of Famara.
Tortoises lounge on washed volcanic stone
nesting in reach of its expansive shore;
they can float for months without food or drink
inhabiting isles far from their home.
Nature threw open its receptive door
nodding with a sharp aggrandizing wink
gathering rays in the electric mist
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Monday, April 19, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: canary,islands,wildlife,fish,nature,pirates,story
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Come Young Pirates, is a series of adventure and descriptive sea poems. In this segment, the Captain is continuing his description of the Canary Islands. Lanzarote, is one of the Canary Islands. Famara, a volcanically created mountain range in Lanzarote.
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Kostas Lagos 19 April 2021
New shores, new adventures... Good ol' poetry
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