Chant (Latin chant=song)
No fixed form other than one or more lines repeating over and over.
Typically meant to be read aloud.
One of the earliest forms of poetry.
YES BUT (JD tries to warn Six/ Low) (pirate chant/dialogue) Did you hear me then? Yes but – Do you hear me now? Yes but – Harken to the wind wail. Yes but – Ahoy and heed the bell toll. Yes but – Thy Lubber tales hold no water. Yes but – I do not care to hear thy lies. Yes but – Cease thy slop, raise thine eyes, hie thy soggy arse topside. Yes,...
PIRATES DON’T DRIVE CARS
PIRATES DON’T DRIVE CARS (car pirate chant) Pirates don’t drive cars – If they did would they be wood? Pirates don’t drive cars – If they did would they float? Pirates don’t drive cars – Would they have sails? Could they fly a chute? Pirates don’t drive cars – …but I wish they would....
SHE SINGS TO ME
SHE SINGS TO ME (chant) The mermaid on shore Twas a mermaid no more And so she sang of the sea, the sea, And so she sang to me. Without the stone She cannot go home And so she sang of the sea, the sea, And so she sang to me. I carried her home Two legged, no stone, And still she sang of the sea, the sea, But she no longer sang to me....