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Author Name: Freeleahlopez 2 Comments
Date Added: December 04, 2013 14:12:48 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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To the Lost trawlermen of Hull, England

O’ if you could see the devils grin, would you trespass on his mortal sea?
Thy is no sanctuary to those peril, bound phlegmatic men;
whose hands labour in enemy boundaries
O’ trawler men, who art thou unite in brethren’s, fight incoming battles; torrential weather
  Many address the danger, huddled together; trying to keep warm
but we know death is no friend and is always hungry for more.
Waves heighten in the gale; surfacing the boat
many men lost, washed aboard, no-one can hear your painful calls
O’ trawler men, who risked their lives, we will never forget
thou’ sadness remains daily; wives, sons, daughters; the ones left behind;
etched in their heart, handkerchiefs waved in the hands of love;
sailing, never knowing the devil was awake and ready.

Author's Notes:

Many thousands of men have died, mostly lost ashore, in the trawling industry. Those men will always be remembered. Peace!

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Comment By: FreeFilthy on April 5, 2014 03:39:23 PM Report

Gave me a shiver.

loved it! 

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on December 6, 2013 11:53:37 AM Report

This is  very very well written you should be very proud

 I have always enjoyed your poetry.. Happy Holidays

~ Hugs ~ India 


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