Remora’s Remorse

I’ve been called a sucker many times
In the literal sense of the word
I attach myself to sharks and ships
And hitch myself a ride

My remora friend Al persuaded me
That the flashy boat was best
Not the usual reliable older ones
We use for a good long rest

The flashy boat took us far away
I got a bit sick for my home
So I lost my head and lost my nerve
And detached myself from that plaice

I was floating around looking for a lift
When a lady remora passed by
She looked at me, so I followed her
Into the deep of the deep blue sea

So now I really miss my friend Al
He’s the best friend a sucker could be

A “tail” of love and loss under the high seas

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