GOING ON WATCH
From Cyanthology - 1943
Yeah, O.K.! I'm gettin' up, don't break my knee;
Always wantin' a guy to get up before he even can see.
Now where's my other shoe? HEY WHERE's __ __ __
Uh, I see it. Who the blazes kicked it over there?
OUCH! Why'd the build the bunks so low?
Well, I'll borrow this guys boots and I am ready to go.
I'll amble back to the galley before I go up,
Though it's probably locked up and I'll never find a cup.
Oh to hell with it, I'm almost late.
I wouldn't even have to get up if I had a rate.
Whatta Ya mean -- Well what am I up for?
I am goin' on watch and once more _ _
It's what time? And I'm out of my sack?
Why I'll murder ya, I'll break your back.
And only because you wanted a light?
You break me out at this time of night.
Out-a-my-way, I'm hitting my pad,
And if you never get a light -- That's too damn bad!
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