Baltic Homesick Cruise

Church-bells chiming. Eggs frying. Cows slaughtered. Hay baled. Pipes laid. Emails sent. Parties planned. Planes taken. Executives briefed. Certificates of incorporation received. Euro-conversion rates applied. Grants applied for. Grants denied. Grants granted. Lotto tickets bought. Winners drawn. Beers drunk. Wine poured. Champagne chilled. Porcelain fired. Glass blown. Mountains eroded. Rivers flooding. Cats castrated. Dogs shot. Hedgehogs squashed. Paper pulped. Pizza purchased. Milk souring. Chips crunched. Wine-gums chewed. Pollen dispersed. Crows shitting. Banjo’s strung. Leather tanned. Apples rotting. Beards trimmed. Cars crashing. Tires burning. Cash withdrawn. Painkillers popped. Toilets flushing. Flowers cut. Kebabs grilled. Shows seen. Trams missed. TVs broken. Satellites flying. Dresses washed. Suits dry-cleaned. Matches played. Watches stopping. Pimples squeezed. Cigarettes smoked. Salmon bred. Tractors pulling. Horses parading. Queens smiling. Immigrants arrested. Passports scanned. Hair cut. Sun shining. Sandals worn. Push-ups pushed. Tread-mills acquired. Wind blowing. Thunder brewing. Badgers sleeping. Sheep bleating. School-boys bullied. Clothes ripping. Asphalt steaming. Vodka distilling. Tomatoes pulped. Herbs dried. Pot smoked. Calls dropped. Manuals neglected. Maps crumbling. Teeth whitened. Implants leaking. Hearts broken. Mirrors cleaned. Grandmothers dying. Hijabs tightened. Jock-straps stinking. Ministers resigning. Interest rates plunging. Genitals waxed. Museums open.