24 September 2014

Tied Tightly, Polson, Montana

"Launching our from the ship--
ha, ha! courtship--
Oh the misty matrimonial sea,
Let the cable hang lightly,
but tie the knot tightly."
So the hoary sailors tell me.”
- Henry Clay Work, from “Tie the Knot Tightly"

Click in the previous text link to enjoy Work’s wordplay in this thoughtful yet jaunty poem, & listen to some of his music compositions here.

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