Don’t Drink the Water

Photo by Joshua Clements

In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a haggard-looking old seafarer stops a young man on his way to a wedding. The old man begins to tell his tale to the young wedding guest. The mariner tells of how he, on a whim, shoots the albatross that has been leading his ship through icy waters.

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Writer, Martial Artist, and student of Philosophy and Communication. You can see more of my work at joshuaclementswrites.com and thephilosophicalfighter.com.

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