Moonlight playfully danced, twinkled
On ripples of the
Ocean, the stillness, evocative, yet the
Night silence shivered
(In sight the
Haunted by its fame, begrudged by its past
The ship and it’s crew worked aggressively on the mast.
Order through chaos was what the
Evilness he sought, yet in recent times (it were few)
Anchored on many shores, now cheered not jeered (as oft before)
Neither Captain, ship nor crew scares those as before.
~ Copyright ©yikici. 2013