A Song to OB: “On the 22nd of July, the homeless left for me”
OCEAN BEACH, CA. One of our bloggers, Jon Carr, has just written a new song for OBceans about his experiences picking up trash and painting out tagging the past couple week. Here it is – sung to the tune of “The Twelfth Day of Christmas”:
On the 22nd of July the homeless left for me
A twelve pack of cheap beer
Eleven plastic bottles
Ten (thousand) cigarette butts
Nine dirty blankets
Eight plastic baggies
Seven fast food wrappers
Six graffiti paintings
FIVE BROKEN BOTTLES!
Four magic markers
Three pairs of sandals
Two stinky socks
And a bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms!
By the way, says Jon, this is all true! Attached is a picture of one of the bags that he had this morning. Jon reports:
It’s crazy out there. But the good news is, the tags are getting a lot smaller. We are winning. The sad news is the litter seems to be getting worse. This is the second time in two weeks that I’ve easily surpassed 50lbs of trash on a weekday morning.