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Poem

Marije Langelaar

hold on to your shell

Do not let yourself be robbed, hold on to your shell
hold on to your glasses, do not let go of your buttocks and hold on to
the hand of time one two three cramp now
Do not let yourself be stripped hold on to all your prayers, capital cities
rules, put your heart in a clamp yes like that
bind up your brains,
 
prod a little with your stick
one two three cramp now
 
this jacket fits me

HOUD JE SCHIL VAST

HOUD JE SCHIL VAST

Laat je niet lichten, houd je schil vast
houd je bril vast, laat je billen niet los en houd de hand
van de tijd vast en één twee drie kramp nu
Laat je niet ontkleden houd al je gebeden, hoofdsteden
regels vast, zet je hart in een klem ja zo
bind je hersens vast,
 
prik wat met je stok
één twee drie kramp nu
 
ik pas deze jas
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hold on to your shell

Do not let yourself be robbed, hold on to your shell
hold on to your glasses, do not let go of your buttocks and hold on to
the hand of time one two three cramp now
Do not let yourself be stripped hold on to all your prayers, capital cities
rules, put your heart in a clamp yes like that
bind up your brains,
 
prod a little with your stick
one two three cramp now
 
this jacket fits me

hold on to your shell

Do not let yourself be robbed, hold on to your shell
hold on to your glasses, do not let go of your buttocks and hold on to
the hand of time one two three cramp now
Do not let yourself be stripped hold on to all your prayers, capital cities
rules, put your heart in a clamp yes like that
bind up your brains,
 
prod a little with your stick
one two three cramp now
 
this jacket fits me
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