Tied to the Tide by Minda Stephens

Posted: August 8, 2015 by Shade's Progress in Pirates
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I stand against the mast of our wrecked ship, tied to the tide.

She’d surrendered the battle, called me the “subjugator of all who ride the waves.”

I escaped the San Juan prison with the booty, sailing for the soft green meadows of home.

Then the tide turned.

Was it worse losing the treasure, or losing it to a woman who calls herself a pirate?

No matter now, for yonder she breaks the horizon; white sails and yellow hair a flyin’.

My bloody wounds call the great finned monsters, and the tide is rising.

The tide is, the tide, the …

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Comments
  1. S Isert says:

    Great writer of prose. Even better playwright.

    Like

  2. Kevin Donahue says:

    Enjoyable read. Always amazed how a talented writer can say so much with so few words.

    Like

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