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why mermaids sing

mermaids sing smooth scales
lulling the tumultuous sea
rolling-it-around with the sound
until it becomes a     p e a r l

"Constant, abrasive irritation produces the pearl: it is a disease of the oyster." -- Lenny Bruce


19 Apr 13

(define the words in this poem)

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The sea becomes a pearl?
 — TLK

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