Potted Herring

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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Though the casual Govan herring

Warns us by a sense unerring

That the dead need but interring—

Pisces Benedicte.

Taken fresh and all unspotted,

Rolled in vinegar and potted,

O, it tickles the parotid—

Pisces Benedicte.

—Parvus1 (in Glasgow University Magazine): Sis