QUOTE (Larry @ Aug 31 18, 04:05 )
I see you have three asterisks for critique purposes but I can find nothing I would change. You wrote a very good poem for the Captain's point of view but I doubt he did a lot of soul-searching when running his ship. You gave him what I think he deserved and that being said, I got a nice chuckle out of your last couplet.
Bligh was much maligned especially by the mindlessness of Hollywood but he was a brilliant and courageous seaman and navigator although one with little understanding of his fellow men
He was indeed hauled out of bed with his arse unbreeked.