Whale Love In The Time Of Piracy

A Maine pirate’s tale

by author

A pirate is this:

“A sea-thief, one who without authority and by violence interferes with the property of another upon the sea…”

One time, I was kayaking in Branch Pond, a big pond in Maine, and I discovered if I parked my kayak in the water 200 yards from the old grist mill and sang…



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Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams

A poverty-stricken, soft Batman by night. Illustrator and writing teacher by day. Previously: McSweeney’s, Slackjaw.