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Old 18-10-2013, 13:00   #31
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What do you dream about?
The perfect sealant which lasts forever and passages when nothing breaks

But in the bar I'll go bit damp eyed and talk of 3am dolphins in phosphorescence with tunnels of light under the boat far from anywhere

Life is all these things and more.
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Old 25-10-2013, 04:21   #32
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No sh*t!!

I had no idea CF had such poetic talent on board!!

My hat is off to you, sir! That's very good stuff!
Dockhead,

Had a few minutes at work over lunch. Since you liked the first one so much, I wrote another verse. Hope you find it as pleasing:

The gray sea doth,
caress me as she is wont.
The waves,
rounded and full as her breast.
Tempt me,
beyond my reason.
She lies on deck,
her beauty captivating even Posiden.
Sun glistening,
her skin afire in the sunset.
Impatient at the helm,
I wait,
Knowing she will come to me.
This night.

Black sea, dark heaven.
White.
Caps.
Float as feathers,
down swelling waters.
Starlight reflects,
in speckles across the waves.
Below.
She sleeps,
Her hair,
as the whitecaps,
caressing her face.
Impatient,
I wait to anchor,
Knowing she will come to me.
This night.
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Old 25-10-2013, 04:25   #33
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Re: Is sailing romantic?

Well, I'm impressed no end. Good stuff and bravo my man.

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Old 25-10-2013, 04:34   #34
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Well, I'm impressed no end. Good stuff and bravo my man.

Coops.
Well, I've never tried poetry before

Really pleased you guys like it
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Old 25-10-2013, 04:57   #35
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for my grandfather a boat was for shrimping and crabbing. for my father it was fishing. for me it is exploration and freedom. and yes it is romantic whether the boat is tied to the shore or cruising in open water. cheers.
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Old 25-10-2013, 05:26   #36
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Re: Is sailing romantic?

Sort of a silly question.. but... sailing seems to be something of escape for the humdrum of what people do on land. It offers one the possibility of distant shores and snug harbors.... being close to nature... as oppose to the office or factory or stuck in traffic. Sailing appears to be escape from the madness.

And though it does require work.. it is escape.... and when the sails are full... you go with free energy!
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Old 25-10-2013, 08:49   #37
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Beautiful words, carstenb... well done! Phil
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Old 25-10-2013, 11:03   #38
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Yes after getting wet-cold and tossed around for hours on end then curling up in a dark tiny hard wet cold birth with another warm body. Pure romance.
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