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Pirate Obituaries

They didn’t all die in a blaze of swashbuckling glory

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I recently discovered a treasure trove of pirate obituaries. The strange thing about these death notices was that they were all written in haiku. Who knew buccaneers were such poets?

These 17-syllable obituaries paint a much different picture of pirate life than you may be used to. It turns out there were a lot of…

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