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The Pirate Life for Me

The Lost Boy

By Haggar BenPublished 25 days ago Updated 20 days ago 1 min read
The Pirate Life for Me
Photo by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash

Björn was a quiet boy.

Scruffy hair, sun-bleached strands tousled from the ocean breeze. 

Wearing a shirt with rolled up sleeves.

Pant legs too short and always a hole in a sock.

A makeshift pirate rested is his left pocket, his only toy.

Like the toy, the boy sought treasure.

However, he mustn't set foot off shore.

He was forbidden to venture beyond the dock.

If he ran his tongue across his lips, he could taste the salt.

The child was a product of the sea.

Raised by a crew of men on ship.

He knew of a faraway mother,

Forever separated since birth.

They sang to him in song

About the Mother he was incredibly fond.

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About the Creator

Haggar Ben

I love to dream and let my mind drift off into new worlds and characters.

With the use of this platform, I plan to practice the gift and artform of storytelling.

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  • Daphne Sampson9 days ago

    Well done!

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