Finishing the Windless Side of the Course


(Course find beat chime melt groan shimmer sign water still oath short)

Course find for beat; stopwatch chime; starting gun;
Melt distance to sound of the rigging’s groan;
Shimmer sign water still; round mark to run —
With oath stopped short near finish; left alone!

© July 2019 Colonialist
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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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7 Responses to Finishing the Windless Side of the Course

  1. This actually worked out quite well.

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  2. have you got the words out of order or doesn’t it matter,
    seems that melt comes before chime and short before oath; but I suppose you’ve got a a logical excuse that probably won’t make sense to me 😥

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    • colonialist says:

      This is always tricky. Both are slightly lower than the other words, and are taken by me to be on a new line, as I read any move out of straight across will make them, In the same way it could be argued that groan comes after shimmer but to me it is on a line of its own.

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  3. Oh, the scorching memories – nothing more discouraging…hand paddling and someone hanging on behind kicking – sadly not allowed.(Someone toss a rope, we’re over and done here…)

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