I Aligned the Mast

The gray skies appeared murkier,
danger lurking beneath feet,
the wind‘s aberrant scape,
hovering over like some looming threat

But despite such ghostly cast,
I surged forward aligning the sails,
for my destination was your heart,
so I smiled and aligned the mast

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39 thoughts on “I Aligned the Mast”

  1. I love the scenery going through my head right now. I can see the ocean on the brink of a storm and a ship still sailing through even with just those few words. Sublime as always.

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