Sunday, 12 March 2017

Harbor Town

Crew on leave in a harbor town
Welcome sight for all the seamen
Hapless harlots are now reborn
Hearing the blast of the ships horn

Gladly the sailors take their leave
Wandering soon found them a bed
Before they found a place to sleep
Now digging in their pockets deep

"Time's up" girls said "Go to your wife
I've your money, so you're in strife"
Weakness of man just so you know
Returns home to family's woe

There's cries and cursing through the night
Blood may be spilt if they do fight
Sleeps alone by the chimney breast
As dawn's light blights his search for rest

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