"It's about words, and words are all I have…"

the boys of halifax

pressed up against  but at least not  press-ganged

that sounds intense  tragic  18-55 yr. olds kidnapped

for the king  having a beer  then to disappear  for 5 years !


the sailors of Halifax are:





they wink at every corner  & beckon a girl into dank rooms

stonethick   amber beers   sly sidling up


with any luck  the lugubrious one  all doe eyes  lingering & wet

will crook his elongated forefinger


& take me home

to his bearded mama



Fall  2021 me from overwrought Haligonian chowders..

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