Maritime poems for your pocket
Poem in Your Pocket Day occurs every April as part of National Poetry Month--join us in celebrating by selecting a maritime poem to carry around with you. Print it out and carry it in your pocket, or save it to your portable device, and share it with others, take it out and read it during the day, work on learning it by heart to carry around with you in your thoughts! The links below will take you to poems specially formatted for Poem in Your Pocket Day, as well as shorter maritime poems suitable for printing or saving:
Did You Know?
See the captain’s quarters on the square-rigged ship Balclutha where Inda-Francis Durkee was born at sea, during a voyage from Calcutta, India, to San Francisco. She was the daughter of Captain and Mrs. Alice Durkee. Alfred Durkee was master of the Balclutha from 1894-1899. More...