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Stowed Away

Two young men on the hop
Stowed themselves inside a ship
Believing once it made its stop
They’d be allowed to finish their trip.

Stowed away inside a ship… 100 more words


Glimmer Train Fall 2014: "Stowaways," by Joseph Chavez

Our first story from the Fall 2014 collection deals with an old WWII veteran, named Marshall (and holy shit, I just got the pun there). Marshall finds a body that fell from the sky in his backyard. 427 more words

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Winter and Writing

Winter has finally come to the South. My husband mowed the leaves in our yard this past Saturday. When we were younger, we raked them a few times, but now he takes the easier route, and mowing the leaves is actually good for the soil. 271 more words

Robin Helm

Ship Stowaways: Guidance and Checklists

The UK P&I Club as well as North Of England P&I club have issued stowaways checklist to provide guidance and steps for preventing and dealing with stowaways. 498 more words


Death of a Dream

“Get to the orlop and make those repairs”, barked Captain Braun. Find the reason for the flood too”.

Hans meekly accepted his orders.

He grabbed his tool box. 168 more words


Heading Home

John had worked his way to Australia on a ship so they decided to check out the docks. Nothing. There was a Greek freighter going to Newcastle, New South Wales, then to Japan and on to the U.S. 504 more words

Danny's Story

Orphan Sandy is best left alone

Novels about orphans who won fame, fortune, and family were a staple of popular literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Alice Hegan Rice’s… 200 more words