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Type: Rhyming
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Timber.

Timber.

 

 

I once was happy as could be

A branch upon a mighty tree

The Canadian Rockies were my home

From which I thought Iíd never roam.

~

Then one day, I think in May

Three lumberjacks strolled along

With hairy chests in dirty vests,

Singing a Python song.

~

The girly one, they called him Sue

Cried "Look Iím sure this one will doĒ

Swung a blow with his mighty chopper

OMG it was a whopper.

~

All too soon we were bits of tree

For England bound across the sea

Shaped, chiselled and sandpapered down

Brought to a Grog shop in old Camden Town.

~

Oh! Lordy the sights I was to see

In this awful den of iniquity

A hooker and a cross-eyed bloke

Were supping lamp oil laced with coke.

~

While an ancient craggy faced old doll

Was gyrating round an upright pole

The rumour was, or so they say

He had come ashore that very day.

~

My fate was sealed, the die was cast

I had found my future home at last

Please forgive my shame I beg

Cos now Iím Long Johnís wooden leg.

 

 

 

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