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Letter From America

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Dear Jeanie,

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Forfar too long I’ve been away, across the ocean’s swell.
News of home is very scarce – Pray, is your Motherwell?
And what of your two brothers, Partick-ularly Ross?
And mention me to Clyde as well, or else he might get cross.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 My brother, Dougie, with the lisp, he loves the “Thcottish Raith,”
And I would love to breathe the Ayr and share your simple faith.
I pray to sweet St. Mirren to be gentle and be kind,
Hoping our two Hearts again will one day be entwined.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 For a living, I Celtic-kets to both friends and strangers,
I live beside a National Park, and sell a lot to Rangers.
The Livingstones bear witness that I’m working night and day,
And my boss says I do Stirling work and well deserve my pay.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 A higher aim, my dear, I’ve not, although my heart is Brechin,
Alloa one, is scarcely worth the miracle I’m seekin’,
Re-Gretna-thing, that’s my advice, and may your heart stay true,
I know you have Dundee-cent things, and that’s why I love you,

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Yours,

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Hamilton

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Notes

JJ – realise I’m encroaching into your territory here! Don’t worry, this is my one and only!

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/letter-from-america/