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Author Name: Premiumskipinpin 6 Comments
Date Added: November 20, 2008 14:11:44 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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MYST-TIQUE


Focusing on the distant shore

with historical eyes once more.

Trying to clarify the seascape

disguised in mysterious shapes.

Impossible to describe the gist,

if you've never sailed in the mist.


Walking along the dunes area,

sitting around on moss-cushions,

here, there, thinking of that era,

our country's history was written.

How settlers of French-Canada,

survived harsh winters laughing.


Backwoodsmen, and fur-trappers,

celebrated selling their good furs,

drinking liquor, telling wild tales.

Marked the way, made new trails,

our Kings, queens wanting more,

hundreds of lives lost in the cold.


Ghostly fog dressed in a shroud,

shades of gray, turbulent clouds,

nothing much left at large to see.

You only hear a bobbling bell,

warning us of an agitated sea.

Wonder if the blind vessel hears

that clear sounding bell as well?






Author's Notes:
Topic of the week..In appreciation for North-America's pioneers of the far North. Enjoy
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on December 17, 2008 02:34:05 PM Report

love it Raymond....

Want to remember the Native Americans who walked the land before your ancesters. I love pioneers..I also love the native people.
Ali x

Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on December 14, 2008 12:23:01 PM Report
I love the content and the flow.

You are gifted I hope you know.
Fletch

Comment By: FreeA.P. on November 22, 2008 12:18:48 AM Report
i love the roundedness of this, the ending was a beautiful image to sum it up. nice phrasing and historical input as well.
nicely written.

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on November 21, 2008 10:12:14 AM Report
This is so wonderful to read I read it again.
  I appreciate you so much my friend...
 h`ugs She Whispers

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on November 21, 2008 10:02:22 AM Report
Praise to the pilgrims!! Nicely said Raymond.

 

~Barbara~ *who thinks "moss cushions" sound comfy*

Comment By: FreeMoonStar on November 20, 2008 10:54:42 PM Report
I did enjoy!!!

 

What a wonder you have put forth.. I love the mystery in it.. Title, perfect.. So fitting for this grand ole piece..

 

Thank you for sharing. I do so love great ones when I see them..

 

 

Hugs,

MoonStar





 


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