Let’s Wake Up And Get It!

My husband, Maurie, wrote this poem about people and foods. It’s entertaining and has a great message too!

Limericks, Jokes, and other poems by Clancy O'Lafferty and Maurie

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Let Us Wake Up And Get It!

(Bold-face type is the beat)

By Clancy O’Lafferty

For the Eire man ‘tis stew

Any time it will do

He agrees with Mark Twain as he said it,

“Too much whiskey’s just right”

Mornin’, noon or at night

And his little tin cup showed he meant it

The Gerrys they love

A brat and above

All they must wash it down with a beer

Or perhaps they’ll drink two?

“Nein, nein! Nine will do

And we’ll sing Edelweiss with good cheer!”

“Let’s bag us a haggis

And Scots whiskey Angus”

So saith our close Scottish cousins

“For the wee horrible thing

Raise your glasses and sing

Of our thanks to the good Laird above us!”

The Russians love borscht

With Vodka, of course

Italians love bendin’ spaghetti

“With meat balls!” Says Tino

“And lots of red Vino

Mama mia your-a sauce make us…

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