An experiment with verse

My hipbones click loudly wherever I walk, The sailors all love me way out at the docks. I'm nasty and dirty and mean as a dog, Please tell me a tale from your captain's log Of typhoid and madness and Taiwanese whores, Who charge you at first but then come back for more. And the loved ones who greet you at your homeland's shores, Who later at night question your oozing sores. "It's scurvy," you