Sea Captain by JD DeHart

cigar

Sea Captain

With stern eyes
and hollow cheeks
he commanded the vessel.
A modern day Ahab.
Deep throated orders he
belted out
But there is a secret
to the old sea captain.
His leg is made of wood
and so is the rest of him,
got to sell cigars
in a old time store.

JD DeHart - click the image to visit his web site...JD DeHart is a writer and teacher. His chapbook, The Truth About Snails, is available from RedDashboard. Much more on JD DeHart can be found via his web site by clicking here…

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