Sea Shanties

 

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Crossings

Mephistopheles Collector of souls Destroyer Liar But no tempter of those who can’t be tempted Incapable of corrupting If Faustus hadn’t wanted it And...
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Story of the week

Gleam

“I believe in the rapture for I’ve seen your face, On the floor of the ocean, At the bottom of the rain” – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. *** When you’...
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No Man Is

I'd put this up before, but had taken it down to mess with and polish and here it is again! Hopefully better and certainly shinier. :)
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Saint Michael in Peril of the Sea

According to legend, the archangel, Michael, appeared in 708 to Saint Aubert and instructed him to build a church on the rocky islet that became Mont Saint-Michel, in Normandy, France. Saint Aubert repeatedly ignored the angel’s direction, until Michael burned a hole in Aubert’s skull with his finger.
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Hunt

Ys is a mythical city, built on the coast of Britanny, France and later swallowed by the ocean.
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Crab

When I was eighteen, I caught a crab and put it in a bucket. I found it on a windy, east coast beach, near to where my Nan had a caravan. I’d gone...
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Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Hoc Erat in Votis (Poetry Monthly)

"How many raindrops?" - Mark Danielewksi
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Maw

After seeing the name, Édouard, written on a beach in France.
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Story of the week

Classification - part 1

A story in three parts.
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Classification - part 2

A story in three parts.
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Classification - part 3

A story in three parts.