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Innocent as DOVES…


I always believed it was the things you don’t choose that makes you who you are.

Your city,

your


neighborhood, your family.


didn’t know. `Cause our bomb mission had been so secret,

no distress signal had been sent. Didn’t see the first shark for about a half an hour.

Tiger. You know, you know that when you’re in the water, chief? You tell by lookin’ from the dorsal to the tail. Well, we Didn’t know. see the first our shark formission about a had halfbeen an hour. didn’t `Cause bomb so They didn’t even list us overdue for a week. secret, You know, you Tiger. no distress signal sent. know that when you’re in thehad water,been chief? You tell by lookin’ from the dorsal to the tail. Well, we didn’t know. `Cause our bomb mission had been so secret,

Thirteen footer.

no distress signal had been sent. They didn’t even list us overdue for a week.


People here take pride in these things, like it was somethin’ they’d accomplished.


Very first light, chief. The sharks

come cruisin’.

So we formed ourselves into

tight groups.

You know it’s kinda like `ol squares in

battle like a, you see on a calendar,

like the battle of Waterloo.


sometimes the shark would go away.

Sometimes he wouldn’t go away.

and then he’d start


Sometimes that shark looks right into you.


You know the thing about a shark, he’s got lifeless eyes, black eyes, like a doll’s eye.When he comes at ya, doesn’t seem to be livin’.

Until he bites ya and those black eyes roll over white.

And then, ah then you hear that terrible high pitch screamin’ and the ocean turns red...


I lived on this block my whole life;


most people have...


Y’know by the end of that first dawn,

LOST a hundred men.


I don’t know how manysharks, maybeathousand.

Idon’t know how many men,

they averagedsixanhour.


WWW

Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost Lost

a w


Sheep among wolves


I fi n d t h e p e o p l e

and

who started in the cracks

then fell

When your job is to find people who are missin’, it helps to know where they started...

through..


On Thursday On Thursday On Thursday On Th mornin’ mornin’ chief, mornin’ chief, mornin chief, I bumped I bumped into Ia bumped into Iabumpe into a friend of friend mine, friend of mine, of friend mine,o Herbie Robinson HerbieHerbie Robinson Robinson Herbie R from Cleveland. from Cleveland. from Cleveland. from Cle

Baseball Baseball player, Baseball player, Baseball player, boatswain‘s boatswain‘s mate. boatswain‘s mate. boatswain mate.

I thought I thought he was I thought he was I thought he was asleep, asleep, reached asleep, reached asleep, reachedr over to wake over to him over waketohim wake over to him w up. Bobbed up. up Bobbed up. Bobbed upup. Bo up and down and in down the andin down the and indow the water, just water, like just water, like just water, like ju a kinda atop. kinda Up a top. kinda Up atop. kinda Up ended. Well, ended. he’d ended. Well, he’d Well, ended. he’d We been been been

.

bitten bitten in half bitten in half bitten in half i

below the below waist. the below waist. the below waist. the


l player, Baseball Baseball player, Baseball player, player, n‘s boatswain‘s mate. boatswain‘s mate. boatswain‘s mate. mate.

t he I thought was I thought he was I thought he was he was reached asleep,asleep, reached asleep, reachedreached wake over him to over waketo him wake over to him wake him obbedup. up Bobbed up. Bobbed up up. up Bobbed up wn in and the down and indown theand in down the in the ustwater, like just water, like just water, like just like a top. a kinda Up atop. kinda Upatop. kinda Up top. Up ell, ended. he’d ended. Well, he’d Well, ended. he’d Well, he’d been been been been

inbitten half bitten in half bitten in half in half

he waist. below the below waist. the below waist. the waist.

and t h e n f e l l t h r o u g h . . .

hursday On Thursday On Thursday On Thursday n’ chief, mornin’mornin’ chief, mornin’ chief, chief, ed into I bumped a I bumped into aI bumped into a into a of mine, friend friend of mine, of friend mine,of mine, Robinson Herbie Robinson Robinson Herbie Robinson . Herbie eveland from Cleveland from Cleveland from Cleveland


and t h e n f e l l t h r o u g h . . .


5

th

Noon the day, Mr. Hooper, a Lockheed Ventura saw us, he swung in low and he saw us. He’d a young pilot, a lot younger than Mr. Hooper, anyway he saw us and come in low.


And three hours later a big fat PBY comes down and start to pick us up. You know,

that was the time I was

most frightened

Waitin’ for my

turn


When I was young,

I asked my priest how you could get to heaven and still protect yourself from all the

evil in the world.


I’ll never put on


a lifejacket again.


So,

1100

eleven hundred men went in the water,


316

three hundred and sixteen men come out,

June 29, 1945. the sharks took the rest


He told me,

“You are sheep


among wolves.


Bewise as


e


Yet innocent as doves.�


Anyway,


Innocent We delivered the bomb. as doves.


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Innocent as Doves  

The text in this book is a mashup of two movie monologues: the opening monologue from "Gone Baby Gone" and Quint's monologue from "Jaws". I...

Innocent as Doves  

The text in this book is a mashup of two movie monologues: the opening monologue from "Gone Baby Gone" and Quint's monologue from "Jaws". I...

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