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A Colonial Beatnik: The Thanksgiving Tale.

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Published on Nov 19, 2012

LIKE if you think Professor Allison has that 17th century beatnik flow.

Suffolk University Professor Bob Allison's Fractured Tales of History: Winter Cometh.

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"Winter Cometh"
Pilgrims starving
Winter cometh.
Indians helping
Horn of plenty.

Squanto sits with Alden; Pricilla stares.

Corn, squash, lobster, tables laden.
Smoking alewives, fowl and beer.

Fortune sails with skins and clapboards,
London merchants want a sale.

Narragansetts eye the land.
Arrows in a snakeskin send.
Bradford sends back skins of bullets,
Pokanoket's peace will hold.

Squanto says, "I don't think you want to use that -- Pilgrim"
Quahog shells make more a profit,
Wampum beads for skins and furs,
Apples, grapes and bogs of berries.
Clear the woods for corn and cattle.

Leaves turn colors,
Brave new world.

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  • Song

    • Indian Brave-13805
  • Artist

    • Larry Hochman, BMI
  • Album

    • CAR223 American Impressions 1 - The People And The Land
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    • AdRev for a 3rd Party (on behalf of CPM (WCPM)); AdRev Publishing, and 1 Music Rights Societies

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