The Tabor Boy Project

July 2007 Blog Posts (1)

SSV Tabor Boy, a Sonnet

S.S.V. TABOR BOY

David T. Johannesen

Class of 1964





Hear the eight delicate bells of midnight

Sounding the commander’s watchful zeal;

The shallow hills of Falmouth shed their light,

Gray smiles across a starboard reach: ideal

Union of wind and tide, love’s surety

Leans the blissful hull into nourishment;

Mizzen and main point with alacrity

As fore jib snaps in surprised bereavement.

Eight bells again, now harsh in midday… Continue

Added by david Johannesen on July 20, 2007 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

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