The Ladies of the Night...

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
At 88 years of age, one looks back at youth with a very
different point of view...This could well be turned into
a song, thats why I added a chorus!

Submitted: January 31, 2012

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Ladies of the night.

 

I`ve knocked around the world a bit

From Cairns to Timbukto,

And I`ve drunk a lot of ale in bars

With the likes of me and you.

But when it comes to women

To me its sheer delight

To buy a piece of Heaven

From the Ladies of the Night.

 

Chorus.

Oh the Ladies of the Night my lads

The Ladies of the Night.

The only time in life my lads

When two wrongs make a right….

 

I took a trip upon a ship

In nineteen forty-five,

But it left me kinda shore-bound

When the vessel did a dive.

The port was Vladivostok

Where the chilly winds do bite

I warmed my feet beneath the sheet

Of the Ladies of the Night.

 

Chorus.

Oh the Ladies of the Night my lads,

The Ladies of the night.

You`ll not get wed if you do bed

With the Ladies of the Night.

 

I met a whore in Singapore

A Chinese lass called Mae

I swore I`d love her `til I die

But fate got in the way.

Down in Nee Soon there is a room

Where drunken sailors fight,

A well aimed dart had found the heart

Of the Ladies of the Night.

 

Chorus.

Oh the Ladies of the Night my lads,

The Ladies of the Night

You`ll get no love from Heaven above

Like the Ladies of the Night.

 

There`s many a lonely soldier

On guard in foreign lands.

Who yearns for the loving comfort

Of a woman`s tender hands.

And I swear by all that`s Holy

That God would say its right,

For a man to quell his passion

With the Ladies of the Night.

 

Chorus.

 

Oh the Ladies of the Night my lads,

The Ladies of the Night.

You only pay for the time you lay

With the Ladies of the Night.

 

Geoffrey Kennell ©

 


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