Gvotcho (also known as Max K)

United States

7th grade
History Buff
If anyone wants to collab i'd be very happy to.

Message from Writer

"You can not reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth!"
-Winston Churchill
"I believe the institutions of our democracy are wonderful things, that are currently
populated by some terrible people."
-Abbie Hoffman, one of
the Chicago 7
"Learning is not the memorization of facts but the training of the mind to think."
-Albert Einstien
“The world is full of lonely people afraid to make the first move” - The Green Book - Violet Lange.

The Shores of Gold

March 25, 2021


There was coast old,
that many called victory's hold,
it had quite a simple name,
The Shores of Gold...

Sandy beaches of doubloons,
shined and shimmered,
that oh so beautiful glimmer.
on to the Shores of Gold...

Far out of many pirates reaches,
those oh so shiny beaches,
far beyond the panic and strife,
of the Sea of Thieves.

Many sailed through gunpowder smoke,
on through the krakens choke,
on through the teeth and snare,
on to the Shores of Gold...

And many were stopped,
right at the door.
Many were turned around 
with nothing more.

Those many gave in
to the krakens embrace.
They never reached,
those golden shores.

Until two pirates,
young and fair,
said their prayers,
and sailed to that
treacherous shore.
Onward!, they said,
Onward!, they went,
On to the glimmering

Those two pirates,
left there cage.
They sailed,
to victory's hold,

On to the Shores of Gold...

This is a follow up to my previous poem "The Sea of Thieves". This one was a little harder to crank out, but I hope you enjoy!:D


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1 Comment
  • pyrrhic

    ooo i like this! it almost reads as like... a folk song? does that make sense? i don't know, but that's just kind of the vibe i get from it. well done!

    about 1 month ago