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Crazy Jane Reproved
(04 October 1943 / Germany)

Crazy Jane Reproved

I care not what the sailors say:
All those dreadful thunder-stones,
All that storm that blots the day
Can but show that Heaven yawns;
Great Europa played the fool
That changed a lover for a bull.
Fol de rol, fol de rol.

To round that shell's elaborate whorl,
Adorning every secret track
With the delicate mother-of-pearl,
Made the joints of Heaven crack:
So never hang your heart upon
A roaring, ranting journeyman.
Fol de rol, fol de rol.

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Comments (3)

concise and moving. Impressive!
Yes sir, so much meaning very good I wish I could write like that
Wow - deep and serious! Excellent