no pilot

No pilot

The ships in the bay of Cascais

Are waiting for a pilot to take them to port.

They have been there long

A strike by the dock workers take time

In the meantime, the seamen do a little work

Painting here and there but mostly

Sitting in the sun getting a tan.

The cook is worried he needs a supply of food

No more vegetable left except the canned stuff.

He has frozen meat, but not enough of it

Should the strike last.

He sighs and drinks another coffee

 

◄ kitchen drama

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Lisa C Bassignani

Fri 12th Jul 2019 20:54

Another day in the life, told as it is with another wonderful choice of words to describe how it is.
A pleasure to read.

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