Monday, May 10, 2010

A Voice From the Sea!


A Great grand son
of Captain Ahab am I,
searching the watery sea.
Why hide yourself from me? 

With the sun sparkling on the waves,
the only sound I hear,
are my shipping oars against the water. 

Waiting for old Moby’s off-spring
to resurface and to breathe.
As I sail a little closer
There is no mistaking –
the largest I ever seen.

He opens one eye
as I am about to spear him
and tosses me in the sea.
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25 comments:

  1. Joany,
    A great visual here m'lady. Shades of Jules Verne meets Herman Melville. Very clever and well told!
    rel

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  2. good morning joanny! i loved your magpie this week, too bad it had to end with him being tossed into the drink...after all that hard work, and for what? A GREAT MAGPIE, of course!! very well done!

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  3. love the aquatic theme
    suits the image well

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  4. ha. great magpie...now that i look at the pic again the great whale fits perfect...nicely done!

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  5. Maybe there are some sea creatures meant to be left alone? This was enchanting .....

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  6. What a pair. Great verse next to the beautiful watery eye picture.
    Have a great week Joanny.
    Costas

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  7. I love the adventurous and magical element of this piece, a really enjoyable read :)

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  8. vivid imagination,
    very beautiful ending...

    throwing him into sea is funny!

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  9. Nice one. I am reading Moby Dick to my kids at present. Good take on the theme.

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  10. I held my breath..great action..so visual!

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  11. A novel interpretation!


    Re my new book --the one I'm finishing up mow won't be out till sometime next year. But I have another -UNDER THE SKIN - coming out in September hoorah!

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  12. Good one, Joanny! Glad Moby's offspring kept his eye on the spear! A fun poem!

    Rick

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  13. Heheh... someone needs to learn from the mistakes of his forefathers.

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  14. Well done Joanny. Lovely piece.

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  15. The ending surprises me, but then again..it was great..

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  16. Lol! Apparently obsession runs in the family! Great magpie.

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  17. Shiver me timbers, Joanny, there is sea green and blue in that eye and in your poem.

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  18. the last thing to see, the great eye! wow!

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  19. Oh hooray for the whale!
    and I never saw his eye until now
    and yes I can't stop seeing the whale eye..I wished I would have seen it sooner...thanks for a great Magpie

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  20. Splash! A whale of a tale.

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  21. nicely done joanny! Ahab and Moby's offspring meet. love it!

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  22. very fun Joanny! Splish splash!

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