Sunday, January 02, 2011

One Single Impression: Calmed

Ceansū Tráchta;
(Irish) Traffic Calming

An ordinary Sunday afternoon
little family out for their weekly ride
Grandpa riding shotgun with his spittoon
Dad had the reigns proudly he steered the drive

In the back kids and Mom with windows down
dodging juice from their Grandad's outside spit
wise Mom packed a kerchief to wipe her brow
and gives aid to Dad from back where she sits

Passed by red car its driver half Dad's age
He raised Dad's ire a lesson boy must learn
don't mess with folks take care you'll cause a crash
Dad had the whip young fellow you must burn

He'd cut him off now Dad started around
he'll teach young lad that his driving is bad
wise Mom sitting in back now held her ground
stop it all there's no lesson to be had

Dad knew his was folly and Mom was right
youngster avoid there's safety holding back
Mom's are wise they calm our souls quell the fight
the lesson here family comes first says Dad

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