Your Ship Came In

Your Ship Came In sonnet poems

Uploaded by Shirley B


You lingered in a deep and restless sea,
Ostensibly, a man content to be
Untethered by the bonds of wedded bliss;
Resistant to the charms of every Miss.

Simplistic in your chosen way of life,
Hard-fast, you vowed to never take a wife.
In stormy times you suffered solitude,
Preferring that to being misconstrued.

Champagne at breakfast time – you had your fill.
Another ghost upon your window-sill.
Meandering with tides that rolled and fell.
Enduring what, in truth, was living hell.

Inevitably, fortune took your hand.
Now, steadfastly, she anchors you to land.

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A big hello to everyone. As a helpless, lifelong poetry addict, I am excited to find this site with like-minded souls. I have put some of my work to video which you can find on my blog. Happy musing, all!
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Robert Haigh
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We all need love in our lives, even if it takes time for some to realise that fact. Nicely penned indeed. ~ Robert.

Inca Write
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Lovely poem

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