Poetry The Ultimate Pirate


Hippopotomonstrosesquiped aliophobia
Another short poem. I had to rewrite it, because it was so bad the first time. :eek:

The Ultimate Pirate

In a distant time,
When the British ruled,
The pirates roamed the open seas.
Their infamy was great,
As was their plunder;
But one pirate,
Just one pirate,
Was far greater.

His terror flew on wings,
The waters thrashed in his wake.
His enemies fell dead before his mighty sword.
The fear he cultivated drove his army onward,
His crew always thirsty for more blood.
The guns he carried smoked with evil;
His clothes tainted with the scourge of hell.
The enemies he had were many, but all dead.

They came in droves from the depths of the seas,
The corpses of his hapless, slain enemies.
The gates of hell were torn asunder
By his strokes of lightning and thunder.
Only one man was so foolish
To bring about evil so ghoulish.
The man killed him with godly might,
But even in death, he carried fright.
For his head was hung upon the keel
Of the one who had slain him with cold steel.


Hippopotomonstrosesquiped aliophobia
Thanks for the positive feedback :thup:

I sort of feel like the poem started a little shaky, but then it got more poem-like, or something. It is in fact about Edward "Blackbeard" Teach, because his head was hung on the prow of the British lieutenant's boat who killed him. ;)
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