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  1. Poetry and Creative writing

    [QUOTE=captain kong;300467]Here is one I found in the magazine, Ships, author unknown.

    "I shall acknowledge old age
    when the call of the far wild seas
    no longer stir my blood.
    When I shall not see as a boy would see
    the beauty of a homeward bound ship
    harbouring on the flood.

    Only then will I sit in the lee of the Harbour wall
    conjuring up dreams from the River`s mist.
    Only then will I weep an old man`s tears ...