The Real Adventure – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“Getting into and out of a coracle is the trickiest part ….” The Coracle Society

The Real Adventure When the sea is grey and the skies dark, the smallest of boats require courage, not so much for the wind or waves, nor letting go of that precious shore, not even for the unknown horizon, no, courage for our discoveries along the way, our inner navigation by trial and error, the loss of compass, disdain for the map, without courage there is only ever a turning back. Copyright 2021 ©Paul Vincent Cannon All Rights Reserved ® Note: Coracle or Currach was common to Wales, Ireland and Scotland and parts of England. Similar vessels are found in Iraq, India, North America .... The coracle as known in the UK and Ireland were generally made of willow or ash woven as a simple frame and covered with hide, modern versions include…

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