See-Saw

Marigolds are very much in love, but he doesn’t mindPicking up his sister, he makes his way into the seas or landAll the way she smilesShe goes up while he goes down, downSits on a stick in the riverLaughter in his sleepSister’s throwing stones, hoping for a hitHe doesn’t know so thenShe goes up while […]

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Remember A Day

Remember a day before todayA day when you were young.Free to play alone with timeEvening never came.Sing a song that can’t be sungWithout the morning’s kissQueen – you shall be it if you wishLook for your king Why can’t we play todayWhy can’t we stay that wayClimb your favorite apple treeTry to catch the sunHide […]

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Corporal Clegg

Corporal Clegg had a wooden legHe won it in the war, in 1944.Corporal Clegg had a medal tooIn orange, red, and blueHe found it in the zoo.Dear, dear were they really sad for me?Dear, dear will they really laugh at me?Mrs. Clegg, you must be proud of him.Mrs. Clegg, another drop of gin.Corporal Clegg umbrella […]

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Jugband Blues

It’s awfully considerate of you to think of me hereAnd I’m much obliged to you for making it clearThat I’m not here.And I never knew we could be so thickAnd I never knew we could be so blueAnd I’m grateful that you threw away my old shoesAnd brought me here instead dressed in redAnd I’m […]

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