The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #738
(Week of 19 September, 2010)

It's Talk Like a Pirate Day today, and apparently it's been seven years since I last wrote a good pirate poem. I am sorry to have been so remiss.

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Formula

Wench, where be me milk?
Ye must serve me me playsure
Me warm liquid silk
Me chest full o' traysure
And when I've packed me gut
Kindly burp me a gale
When I've scuppered me butt
Swab and change out the sails
Swaddle me, lubbers
And rock like the deep
Or elsewise I blubbers
And won't go ta sleep
And I'll scuttle this wreck
So heave ho, me beauties
It's all hands on deck
And hand over yer booties

Copyright © 2010 by Dave Grossman

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