Milton Lopez Delgado
I was told to go to Nineveh,
and denounce their wicked ways;
Instead I boarded a ship in Joppa Town,
Chose to disobey.
I fell asleep in the inner hold,
as a mighty storm ensued.
Sailors dumped cargo over board;
They asked: “What did you do? ”
I was thrown into deep waters
In the middle of a raging sea.
A great big fish engulfed me…
from its belly I made my plea!
I fled the presence of my maker
to find a better way.
He ordered the waves and billows,
because I had gonse astray.
The men rowed hard to reach the ...