The Ol’ Lighthouse


“Poetry might be defined as the clear expression of mixed feelings.” —W.H. Auden

“Meraki: (V.) To do something with soul, creativity, or love; to leave a piece and essence of yourself in your work.”

“I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry: that is, prose = words in their best order; poetry = the best words in the best order.” –Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There sure is no better definition of what I’m doing as I write these true stories in prose than that described above by W.H. Auden. For I’m expressing my memorized feelings of events and places from years and years ago. Events that happened on the sea and places I adored during my fishing career. The ol’ Lighthouse on Boar’s Head close to my home port was one of those places I adored. This little poem is an expression of my…

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