Ballad Of Forty One Hours

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Now this be the tale of a boat and its crew
Sailing the world is its business
What will decide if they win or they lose
Is how they discuss their ambitions

Once every month they hop on a call
To weather the storms that won’t quit
It’s rough on the water the waves get so tall
They cover the mast of the ship

Arrr Beee Arrrs, that’s the compass we use
Arrr Beee Arrrs, hoist the flag swing the boom
Arrr Beee Arrrs, with Doug Josh and Hank
Arrr Beee Arrrs, or else walk the plank

It’s 41 hours all day and all day night
And most of the next day as well
To trace with our rudder the path we outlined
With the map we that we hold at the helm

The tools are the same in the depths or the weeds
A deck and a broom and a cannon
Our actions affect what the outcome will be
A generous feast or a famine

Arrr Beee Arrrs, that’s the compass we use
Arrr Beee Arrrs, hoist the flag swing the boom
Arrr Beee Arrrs, with Doug Josh and Hank
Arrr Beee Arrrs, or else walk the plank

Surviving the ocean is serious stuff
When the wind and the rain they are raging
But a team full of courage knows how to stay tough
On even a sea foul for sailing


 - August 2020 -                                                                                                                         #387