I declare a pirate emergency

Today be International Talk Like A Pirate Day

So I be made a sea shanty.

It’s now available on most good streaming sites and all good pirate ship

The Pirate Emergency Lyrics

Every pirate was the same
We could not wait for climate change
The seas would swallow all the land
We’d cheer and raise our hook and hand

One day a girl boarded the ship
A Swede heading to a summit
She said you’ve got the whole thing wrong
Who will you loot with everyone gone?

Hi! Ho!
Whats happening on the high seas?
Don’t you know?
It’s a pirate emergency

Though we are above the law
We all stopped using plastic straws
Straight from the keg we’d drink our rum
Until one day we stumbled upon

The great Atlantic garbage patch
Even looked big with an eye patch
Turns out that we misplaced the threat
The patch was mostly fishing nets

Hi! Ho!
Whats happening on the high seas?
Don’t you know?
It’s a pirate emergency

If we saw a fishing boat
We’d try to board to slit their throats
Protecting fish protects the sharks
We want walking the plank to last

Years went by with many dead
Until one day my parrot said
These fisherman are just a victim
Of an economic system

Hi! Ho!
Whats happening on the high seas?
Don’t you know?
It’s a pirate emergency

We stayed on land ’til anchors rust
But politics just weren’t for us
It seemed that all hope was lost
Then we came across Oli Frost

He said just do what you do best
Knowing yourself’s a treasure chest
Just write a jaunty sea shanty
To make your point seem less preachy

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