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Glimpse of hope in time of war (Free verse) by wFraser Allonby Q.C.w
The first British supply ship Carrying aid to Iraq Is slowly Moving Into The southern port Of Umm Qasr. The Sir Galahad, Which is carrying Food, blankets, clothing And fresh water, Had been delayed By storms And the discovery Of mines The Sir Galahad, A Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship From Southampton, Had originally been due to dock On Wednesday. But bad weather hit And further delays were caused When the mines Were found In the channel. They were detonated by clearance teams - Some working with dolphins - After being discovered Outside areas of water That had already been swept. The captain of the ship Had emptied The vessel's rear fuel tanks As a precaution In case the ship was hit. The food supplies Are mainly rice, Lentils, chickpeas And water.

Up the ladder: Lately
Down the ladder: Carpet threading the sky

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Arithmetic Mean: 6.6
Weighted score: 5.190725
Overall Rank: 4614
Posted: March 28, 2003 6:50 AM PST; Last modified: March 28, 2003 6:50 AM PST
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