Author: Captain Joe Earl, MNM
Published: December 2020
Stories in verse about merchant seamen, their ships and the sea, with some observations of a lifetime.
A Bucket of Steam
We were sent for a bucket of steam, or bread for the Panama mules
Mariners on board took us for lubbers and fools.
But these shellbacks are heroes, now veterans of an age.
I wrote about seafaring men – please read and turn the page.
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