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Aaron Tieger: Sea Shanties of Old Vermont
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Poetry | $10
Hand-bound. 20 pp, 4.5 x 7.25 in.
Publication Date: January 1, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From Sea Shanties of Old Vermont:

IV. Sea Shanties of Old VT

These are the songs
we used to sing: Will the circle
be unbroken shallow oh
shallow brown I'm a fool
to do your dirty work

sweet  Sally MacLennan will I see
you tonight bass! how low
can you go on a downtown train
you got me ringing hell's bells
this is my condition

and we saw St. Elmo's Fire
spitting ions in the ether

start the riot

     now