Severien Meyer

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Severien Meyer
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Raised in the small village of Sackets Harbor, NY, Severien (Sev) Meyer's family valued fine literature, music and art. His dad was an excellent pianist and linguist, and his mom was an historian and wonderful artist. Sev's grandfather was a boat builder pilot on the Eastern end of Lake Ontario, and Sev, along with his brothers and sister, spent many idyllic days on the waters of Lake Ontario, and most particularly, the rustic Galloo Island. Thus, Sev has a great interest in things nautical, and has penned a few poems which reflect that interest. He recently restored a 1956 16' wooden Lyman runabout. After graduating from college with a degree in English, Sev taught high school Language ... more »

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  • Pj Meyer (6/24/2009 1:57:00 AM)

    Hello Darling,
    August sounds a lot like June right now. Keep on writing!
    Love,
    Your wife.

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Best Poem of Severien Meyer

Sailors' Pride

Riggings rattle, Nor-Easter blows,
Warning you and me and all of those
Who dare defy a power so great,
To watch and wait and stay.

Seamen prattle, stories told,
Bragging loud and strong and oh so bold,
Of storms they looked right in the eye,
And lived to sail again.

Watching awed, her crashing bow,
For fame, respect, and honor now,
I ride the crest, the fearsome sea,
Perhaps... to sail again.

Sails furled, lines made fast,
In port and safe and home at last,
My sailors pride now satisfied
Bids tell my tale again.

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