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Taken from the new and black,
Stripped of all its limbs.
Draped over by a canvas sack,
Blasted by a salty wind.

What is being described by the above passage?
Please add reasoning for each line.

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A possibility is a

tree.

Taken from the new and black

This may refer to the famous New Forest and Black Forest

Stripped of all its limbs.

The branches are now removed.

Draped over by a canvas sack,

The tree is now made into the mast of a ship with a canvas sail.

blasted by a salty wind.

The sea sprayed winds are salty.

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    $\begingroup$ Excellent, well done! I had thought of the answer being the end product rather than the start but both work :) $\endgroup$ – AHKieran Mar 5 '19 at 10:33

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