Ishaisms, Poetry

The Boatman Series (2) – The Boatman and The Mother

Starless winter night, the cold dark waters - the Boatman comes to ferry the midnight travellers - yet waiting in agony at the rainy harbour, stands an old woman with a man's hat for shelter, crying, "How now Boatman, are you there? My son took the ferry last Wednesday, and I've heard none from him… Continue reading The Boatman Series (2) – The Boatman and The Mother

Ishaisms, Poetry, The Pirate and the Damsel series

The Pirate and the Damsel (1)

He was a pirate and she a damsel in distress - rescued from a long lost island and marital duress. An amorous, ardent affair ensued beneath the moonless skies, and through the cover of darkness, even the stars dared not peep their eyes! Morning came and shone like nature's floodlight over their notoriety; gone was… Continue reading The Pirate and the Damsel (1)