Tag Archives: sailing

Night at Sea

What can happen when you’re sailing at night and the wind goes from North to South, skies dark. And yes, this actually happened … NIGHT AT SEA wind changed anchor dragged   twice brought seaweed to the surface                with a lee … 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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2 Triolets

I’ve been somewhat obsessively writing triolets for the last month or so, and here are two of them, the first relates a friend’s sailing adventure with a dog, the second is all about summer! Triolets have a very specific rhyme … 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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On The Water

Time on the water, sailing, rowing, kayaking, rowing … Or just in the water, paddling, swimming … It’s summer and the best way to cool off is to be in or on water … ON THE WATER canoes bob on … Continue reading

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3 Wind Haiku

March winds blow strong and wild. It’s great fun to be down along the shoreline when a storm comes through, waves build and crash, foam and sail-boards fly. Then there’s kite-flying and other excitements … **** grandson learns to fly … Continue reading

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Where Would I Go If It Were Yesterday?

I was having a nostalgic day recently, wondering about the past, dreaming of times long-gone, and … A WHERE WOULD I GO IF IT WERE YESTERDAY? which yesterday would I find                         if I sat child-like under a sway of fruit … 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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