Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Monday, October 18, 2004

  To the Terrestrial Globe

To the Terrestrial Globe
- By a miserable wretch (W.S. Gilbert)

Roll on, thou ball, roll on!
Through pathless realms of Space
Roll on!
What though I'm in a sorry case?
What though I cannot meet my bills?
What though I suffer toothache's ills?
What though I swallow countless pills?
Never you mind!
Roll on!

Roll on thou ball, roll on!
Through seas of inky air
Roll on!
It's true I've got no shirs to wear;
It'strue my butcher's bill is due
It's true my prospects all look blue -
But don't let that unsettle you!
Never you mind!
Roll on!
[It rolls on.]
 
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