happened twenty years ago while travelling interstate Looking for a shearing
job - the night was getting late. ...
father was Catholic of a true Irish strain It was a point of honour that
from the first Sunday in Advent he never drew one sober breath The Lord
was toasted / made welcome in every inn.
didn't chop my fingers. They're just short and pink and fat. I didn't
chop my fingers when I went CHOP, CHOP, like that!
nursed me through me milk teeth, ....
Grannie tuned her trannie to a wee small hours D.J., She's learning, on
an average, six new words a day! When she used her new found knowledge
to express her point of view The pot plants all keeled over and the atmosphere
was watching the soapies when Aunt Millie rang this day. Said she was
going round to Grandma's she was about to pass away. I burst into tears
with self pity. Remembering as a kid ... her ways. Wiping my nose on her
apron stiff from the other days.
off her Rocker!
the dim and distant past, When life's tempo wasn't fast, Grandma used
to rock and knit, Crochet, tat and baby sit. .....
Am My Own Grandpa
(Ex Top Ten)
many years ago When I was twenty-three I got married to a widow Pretty
as could be.
Not Too Different
not too different ... way down here The sun's a bit hotter ... It's a
good drop 'o beer It's not too way out ... in a strange sort of way ...
Just Another Girl||Vida
remember, I remember the night that I was born, It was dark and stormy,
but I couldn't wait 'til morn. Dad went for the doctor, he was in bed
fast asleep. He opened up one beady eye, and said. "I think she'll keep."
Just a Theory||Matt
a different look at the origin of man ...
in the clones. I've not been feeling myself recently!
very first words I ever spoke, according to my mum, were...
Tom had five hardworking girls. He kept them on the run. Molly mustered
(Ex Top Ten)
bought himself a set of drums - Seems that's the latest fad For them with
teenage craniums Just to annoy their Dad....
(Ex Top Ten)
remember the good old family camping trips!
Lona Walker |
poem has nothing to do with my current mother-in-law. . .everything to
do with the ex-one.
(The Bear) Finch|
Italian family that lives near me had a welcome addition to their family
And for miles around with vino and grins happy folk celebrated the birth
of twins. ...
The Lion and Albert
a famous seaside town called Blackpool, That's noted for fresh air and
fun, And Mr and Mrs Ramsbottom Went there with young Albert, their son...
Tippings were of typical genus, Dad from Mars, Mum from Venus, Sibling
Junior, of perfect pedigree, ...
job was to get" the scratchings" ready for their final flight, In the
steerage class compartment of the angels' satellite, And Maxie, our technician,
was waiting, "Brahms and Liszt", ...
have never meet a race of people so willing to help others like the Irish.
Joe has a stutter A funny kind of sound: T -t -t - ta, t -t -t - ta R
- r - r - ra, r - r - r - ra ....
here! She's in our kitchen havin' her tresses transformed
Audrey met Henry||Wes|
was a spinster with a 'man hunt' on her mind. She'd set her eyes on Henry,
just moved in the flat behind......
Visiting The Family
all those basic manners your mother taught you when you were young..here
is the real version of what she means to say.