CHILDHOOD

Tales of childhood

A MOTHERS TALE # 1

While in queue at the bank one afternoon My toddler decided to act the loon Tired of the queues disapproving glare I managed to grab firm hold of her

A MOTHERS TALE # 2

I was out shopping with the kids one day And we stopped for lunch at a burger place We had just begun to eat our burgers When a smell papered that I couldn’t trace

ARE YOU WEARING BOXING GLOVES?

Are you wearing boxing gloves?
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ARE YOU WEARING FRUIT?

Are you wearing fruit? It doesn’t really suit

CHANGING SCHOOLS

Things have certainly changed Since I was a boy at school No one carried drugs or knives Not even the dumbest fool Any search of pupils in my day Would merely have resulted in

I HEAR A SINGING CHILD

I hear a singing child Innocently engrossed

LUNCH TIME IN THE CAFETERIA

At a catholic school at lunch time one day As The children queued up in an orderly way The first thing that confronted the pupils On the end of the counter was a large pile of apples

MISSING OUT

They’ve taken all the fun away It’s prohibited from the school day

OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES – THE WEDDING

Six-year-old Ellie was in church With four-year-old Luke her brother They were sitting in the church Attending a family wedding together Luke laughed, sang, and talked out loud.

RED CHEEKS

Cheeks wear a rosy glow As they play out in the snow

SCHOOL DAYS

They can only use the car On Mondays and Wednesdays In Redneck schools for drivers Ed And that’s because On Tuesday Thursday and Friday, The Sex Education class uses it instead

SCOUT ABOUT

What became of “Brussel Sprouts” Also know as Good boy scouts Dib, Dib, Dib Dob, Dob, Dob Eagerly helping Doing bob a job Ging Gang Gooley And Kum Ba Ya Traditional singing

SLIDING OUT OF CHILDHOOD

The first sign of childhood ending That you can remember so far

TEENAGE WISDOM

THE WISDOM OF MY TEENS # 1 When I was a teenager When I got everything in my domain Just the way I liked it Mum made me tidy it up again. THE WISDOM OF MY TEENS # 2

THAT’S THE DRILL

I remember when I was still at school In the event of fire they had a strange rule To file out in line starting with the smallest Quietly and orderly right up to the tallest

THE GENERAL CONSENSUS

The general consensus Is that it is inappropriate

THEY LACK COMMON SENSE

They lack Common sense Their failing is immense

THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK

My sister and I were at the mall not really doing much at all Window shopping round about

WHEN I WAS A KID

When I was a kid Life was simpler than it is today We chose our friends Based on the things we liked to play When I was a kid And we Choose teams in the school yard If you didn’t get picked

WHINING LITTLE…..

Little boys will whine More than now or then And they do it because They’re practicing to be men

WISDOM OF YOUTH

THE WISDOM OF MY YOUTH # 1 When I was a child I thought my teacher was alright Because she cried When the class sang "Silent Night" THE WISDOM OF MY YOUTH # 2 When I was a child

JOYS OF A CHILDHOOD LOST

We virtually lived outside Me and my friends On long summer adventures

YOU KNOW YOU HAVE REACHED

You know you have reached