Victorian education.

A Victorian education leased to you 

years earlier 

Now Learning that there were those 

that are counting on those younger 

having never learnt of rag maps

knots or eyes 

to run over the rules of pale 

imitation of the Pearls 

that previous owners 

Diverting their watchful gaze 

onto lines to watch the keel 

hauled Over old English reefs

Sent in search of coal.