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Not sailing-sinking!

Each passing piece of wooden flotsam

we jammed into place

where a submerged snaggletooth rock

had sharply caught us unaware and holed us by surprise

Β 

but with the assisting nautical maturity of the boat

the fact that it wasn't prepared to go down

with all blamed hands on board

and having a lifebelted attitude of its own

seemed to be the defiant reason

why we hadn't ended up ( or down more like )

thrashing about in and gulping down watery dollops

of each highly folded frothed incoming wave

Β 

which in turn had the silver lining effect

of violently though mercifully

hurling each of out unaccustomed to naval emergencies

landlubbing fate tempting

so very grateful bodiesΒ onto the beach

holey boat and all!Β 

◄ Why are we waiting?

Cranially framed ►

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Rose Casserley

Wed 15th May 2024 15:21

My brain must have slipped out of gear! forgetting to thank
John
Hugh
Stephen G.
Aisha
Holden
Manish
Leon
Bethany

dearie me! very sorry guys


Rose πŸ’‹

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Rose Casserley

Wed 15th May 2024 12:29

LOL to you too, Auracle πŸ˜‚




Rose πŸ’‹

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Auracle

Sat 20th Apr 2024 14:31

Also flotsam jamming is a dangerous hobby, I've been told.

LOL

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Auracle

Fri 19th Apr 2024 11:02

It's fascinatory. What else matters?

Bethany Sallis

Thu 18th Apr 2024 18:20

Forgive the pun Rose, but this comical compostion
flows so well. Thank you.

Bethany

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leon stolgard

Thu 18th Apr 2024 11:33

Ahoy there! permission to NOT come aboard πŸ˜‰ oh you nutteress

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Stephen Atkinson

Thu 18th Apr 2024 07:35

Just a mankini 😊

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Rose Casserley

Wed 17th Apr 2024 23:14

Thanks Mr A. I hope you were wearing more than just a pair of Speedos! πŸ˜„


Rose πŸ’‹

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Stephen Atkinson

Wed 17th Apr 2024 23:07

Great use of language, Rose, had me coughing & spluttering onto the beach with you πŸ‘

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