A cruise back in time Would be divine. To sail to 1642 And visit Bruges, see its old lace new. Nip into a tavern for a beer or two. Sailing on to visit Amsterdam I’d visit Rembrandt the artist man.
In 1660 he was on his uppers I’d let him paint me Then buy him supper. Further back to 1072 I’d check out the tapestry at Bayeux I’d seek Matilda the Conqueror’s WAG And tell her that it’s rude to brag. She may declare it was another That the tapestry started with Bill’s brother. A pic from Rembrandt, a piece of old lace Souvenirs shoved in my case Back to Blighty through seas and time Yes a time travel cruise would be sublime