Drifting Away

Drifting Away short poem

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I forgot to tie her to the dock
Now I’m forced to sit here, I can’t swim
Watching her drift away one last time.

Memories flood my mind
The storms she and I survived
The bountiful seasons we had together
My time as captain has come to an end.

Knowing she won’t turn around this time
I’m forced to sit and ponder
Watch her happily drift away
We have seen our last swell on the high seas.

I forgot to tie her to the dock.

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