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'I did not like the tail'

'I did not like the tail'

Created for a sea shanties project, based on the lyrics of 'The Mermaid Song':

"Cause her hair was green as seaweed
Her skin was blue and pale
I loved that girl with all my heart
I only liked the upper part
I did not like the tail"

Mermaid