Category Archives: sailboat

On a bad day

So, it’s April 1st in a world that is very strange for all of us right now. I’m not that fond of practical jokes, too often someone’s feelings get hurt, and right now no one needs to be hurt beyond … Continue reading

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sailboat senryu

Summer and sailors are out there, chasing the wind, and having fun. Or they are busy scrubbing the keel, waiting for wind. Or they are sitting on deck, watching the wind on the water … sailboats round the buoy –                                            … Continue reading

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Plain Sailing

People are out there sailing, big boats, small boats, anything that floats and can carry a sail. We watch them, admire them, would love to be out there on that wide blue ocean. It’s not always that easy, and here … Continue reading

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A Parental Cheer

The wedding last Saturday was fantastic: joyous, loving … very much family. The weather dis-obliged but it didn’t matter, all the sunshine was inside and we had a great time. I read this poem as one of the speeches, another … Continue reading

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Up Anchors

I get caught up in the excitement of sailing when there’s a gale blowing … or the joys of slopping around, dreaming, watching clouds drift by when there’s no wind … Here’s a piece of, appropriately enough, tumbling rhyme … … Continue reading

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