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Welcome to The Deck Hand a new journal of maritime art. A harbour for sea themed creative work of all kinds including; pelagic poetry, pirate prose, maritime music, aquatic art and a bountiful miscellany of creative flotsam and jetsam... Dive in and take a look...

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The Deck Hand Update: August 2020

Music: 'En la mar' by Heather Wastie

Poetry: 'Windwick Bay' by Sarah Jessen

Poetry: 'Wrecker' by Belinda Rimmer

Poetry: 3 Poems - Ion Corcos

Poetry: 'whale spins song for safe spell/ a translation' by Sarah Doyle

Poetry: 'A Merry Life, And A Short One' by Kate Garrett

Poetry: 'Haiku for Odysseus' by Marc Woodward

Poetry: 'Mermaid-in-waiting' by Dr Charley Barnes

Poetry: 'Lytham' by Katerina Neocleous

Fiction: 'The Snail' by Mandy-Suzanne Wong