Thursday, January 21, 2010

JB's Querying Blues

Here’s a poem, posted over at The Bilge, by Peter Radclyffe
It really made my day…

There must be some kind of way to publish this, said JB in The Bilge
It’s finished & I must find some way to pay these winter bills
Donn* has already been thru this & this might be his fate
So let us all wish her the best
The hour is getting late
All around the WBF** lookouts kept a view
While sailors, painters came & went
& a few well you know who
Outside in the distance, a Detroit diesel growled,
2 agents were approaching, the wind began to howl

(a little take-off of Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower)

Thanks Peter!
*Retired publisher in The Bilge
**Wooden Boat Forum

6 comments:

  1. It's funny. Hope those agents make it into dock!

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  2. Yeah, Liza, me too!
    I'm just glad that the guys at The Bilge humor me...

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  3. Messin' around at The Bilge is a good way to kill time--er, more like procrastinate. Next week I'll get serious...

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  4. Good luck! I hope that wind dies down a little bit. :)

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  5. Thanks, Elana--and thanks for stopping by!

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