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The history of piracy.Pirates have been around since ancients. It started with the Romans who fought them in ancient Greece.As time went on, Pirates took on a new form, the Vikings. The Vikings were a kind of pirate that would plunder the European coastlines for treasure and settlements.The history of piracy. by pardos66
Eventually the Vikings would settle and become civilized. Starting in the fourteenth century, the English began to loot and pillage the Spanish maine. Some of the most notorious pirate were famous during this time. One famous example was Sir Francis Drake. To Queen Elizabeth, he is known as "My Pirate."
Another example would be Edward Teach, commonly known as Blackbeard, because of his black beard. Even in modern times there are pirates in Somolia, Africa.
FaithFaith by Ovid2345
Faith is knowing, agreeing and trusting.
When placed in evil it brings deception.
To the good it brings redemption.
It justifies all thoughts and actions.
For without it, one cannot prove anything.
Temptation (revised)Temptation (revised) by Ovid2345
Temptation is beauty's fatal allure,
For her promises are never secure.
She calls, she tempts, she bewitches so quick,
Yet her end is ruin, a very cruel trick.
When first sought she brings great pleasure,
Then she fades and also her treasure.
Why does she cause such pain to man?
Was her creation part of His plan?
Eve in the Garden lived unspoiled,
Yet at her feet a serpent lay coiled.
Sweet words of poison came from the snake.
Calling for the forbidden fruit to take.
Then something wicked boiled within,
And her lips yearned for the sweetness of sin.
With a taste her soul evil did know,
And the Lord's work was brought to woe.
My temptation began with a glance.
A beautiful woman I met by chance.
Regal and stunning and all together fair,
A statuesque beauty with scarlet hair.
Porcelain skin and braided tress,
Yet sultry curves hid beneath her dress.
Charm and decorum are at her command,
For her mind is sharp and her wit grand.
Yet her presence is witchcraft to me,
Even in my dreams I cann
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