Black Hearts and Pirate Lovers – Wednesday Writing Essentials – WWE – Sea

Black Hearts and Pirate Lovers

The sea was a swollen, sick looking thing
roiling and boiling with grey slag and death.
The ship was a pearl, but a bad one
rotten heart as black as the sky
She saw neither ship nor sea
just the silhouette aboard deck,
not looking toward shore for she,
just back toward the endless boil.

She never looked landward again,
just watched the unwell waters
waiting for her lover, like lovers do
Though others loves may come to them
and sweep them off their feet
she held no such daydreams
just wanted one more glimpse of him
as he headed back out to sea.

 

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Challenge:

Write (in any form you desire) about the sea or any other body of water.

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