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Monday, September 20, 2004

Thanksgivin'? Thanksgivin'? Ah'l be waitin' on

Back to my main ralphwinstanleyofwath site

Thanksgivin'? Thanksgivin'? Ah'l be waitin' on

The Scythe Carrier carried in the saddle
The 'mourners' came and carried in thur 'grief'
The Star lad prodewced a lovely photo
The Vicar? Well she 'beggered all belief'

The widder she just carried roun' 'er 'airdo
The kiddies carried on as kiddies do
The church carried shame for all't fiasco
From rafters right down low to ivery pew

The speech carried tones of consolation
The tissues carried on in damp atire
As folk sniffed an blarted at the 'ymn tune
An ah froze away frum't funeral pyre

The day carried tones a 'gret big humbug'
A sense of 'Uncle Joe, an 'is mint balls'
A turn-aht med a knackered mares an donkeys
Enough to blench cement in histry's walls

An ah carried ope wi this Thanksgivin'
Ah carried roun' the thought inside me 'ead
That it wur for the the time that ah'd spent livin
The 'ope that it wur not becos ahm dead