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I am a caulbearer

My mother told me years ago. That I was a king by right. I didn't really understand, So I looked it up that night. It turns out some famous people, Napoleon, queen Christina and lord Byron, Not forgetting Alexander the Great. They were all born "with a veil" All caulbearers with the hand of fate. Sailors would pay lots of money For a prized veil,for their lucky charm. It was said,it would stop them from drowning, Keeping them safe from harm. My mother said I was born with a caul, And good luck will give me a hand. With some of the things that have happened in my life, Now I understand.

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