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Blue Blue Sea
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks

Monday, January 01, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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...a collaboration of sketch artistry and words, with a bit o' Scottish slant.



O, my heart ‘tis at the blue blue sea,
from whence his soul departed long ago.
With him I lost my deepest luve,
the only luve that I would know.

How noble was my brave brave lad,
his feats were known wide and far.
Now I can only stand at the sea,
and seek the night’s first shinning star.

For in that star comes my handsome lad,
who once stood by my side.
From his star I glean memories,
left only to me will they bide.

Married would we have been, my lad and me,
had the ship come safely to shore.
Yet, on that eve the storm did rage
and took my lad from me evermore.

That raging sea repeats its wrath,
the waves wash on reefs as a scream.
In its wake he seems to reach for me,
but, alas, ‘tis only my needful dream.

Only thee will I luve my lad,
Only thee, brave lad, will I luve
‘til skies are ever dark, my luve
only thee will I ever luve.



Sketch © “the man who ate the boiled ham raw”, Daibhidh MacAdhaimh, January 2007 (my many thanks to you Dai)


Poem © Jackie (Micke) Jinks, January 2007



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Reviewed by Gene Williamson 12/22/2010
So sorry I'm late getting here, Micke.
And to think this old sea dog almost missed
this classic poem. -gene.
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 6/30/2010
Ooops...this older poem came to the fore-front when I did an edit...correcting weel to will. 'Tho weel has a phonetically Scotish sound, Dai let me know that the Scotish word weel is some kind of worm...or bug. Double ooops!
Blessings and Love to all - Micke
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/30/2010
Another wonderful write, Lass...e
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 2/28/2008

Outstanding composition... "Blue Blue Sea" sings to love and mysteries of the sea.

An impressive art piece matched the "Blue Blue Sea". They enriched the eyes and the the heart.

In admiration,

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by A PAX 1/22/2007
Fantastic Team Work!!!
Poem and art go hand in hand.......I can feel the longing in the words and the posture and expression of the woman
great job :)
pax A
Reviewed by Walter Jones 1/8/2007
Was it time or words that parlayed so well,image and voice combine to create a love holding, skill and craft mixed with eqaual portions of life. You created a wonder... Walt
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 1/7/2007
I loved your Scottish poem. I lived in Scotland for a time with my wife, whom I met there. One of her cousins is a man named Angus Martin. He is a writer and a poet too.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/6/2007
The sea has been cruel many, many times as the theme of your poem implies. The art very nicely complements the whole offering. Thank you for sharing, Micke. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Theresa Koch 1/5/2007
Bravo simply FANTASTIC!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/4/2007
Terrific job, Jackie; very well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 1/4/2007
yes amazing
loved "needful dream"
very stricking!!!
great sketch as well
Reviewed by CJ Heck 1/3/2007
This is amazing, you two. It has an old-world flavor to it that is both dreamy and romantic, a treat for the eyes and the heart. Well done and something I would expect from the talent you both have brought to AD.
Reviewed by Joyce Hale 1/3/2007
The age-old ballad of love lost to the raging sea. I love the Scottish tint, Jackie. My birth name is MacMillan, Scottish to the core. LOL A beautiful write!

Peace. Joyce
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/2/2007
Great work Micke! You can write about anything you are such a fine poet! have a great New Year!
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 1/2/2007
Very beautiful, Micke, love Holly
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/2/2007
Powerfully good, Micke - both poem and sketch.
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 1/1/2007
Almost a lovely ballad of old. Beatiful. Victor
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/1/2007
Tis a fine scribe you've written here
MICKE me lass.
Thank you for sharing this wonderful write Jackie
I too am deeply in love with the sea
she happens to be my favorite muse
Please read one by me about the sea
Titled "By The Sea"

Happy New Year
Love & Peace
Reviewed by Tactfully Naive 1/1/2007
A Highland Mary feel to this heart play:

“Will ye go to the Indies. my Mary.
And leave auld Scotia’s shore?
Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary.
Across th’ Atlantic’s roar?

But the woman here is contemplating.
Written in first person, you have given a moving voice to the windswept, wistful image.
She could well be another Higland Mary standing longingly on the shore of the Argylshire coast.


Reviewed by George Carroll 1/1/2007
Nicely done, love poems with a sea theme.
Reviewed by Rusty Daily 1/1/2007
Thoroughly enjoyed this Micke

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