A bit of poopery

A bit of kid poetry….

Too much sauce

too much paste

too much pasta on my waist

feel so bloated

feel so blue

feel like a toad

and smell like one too…

…and a bit of kid poopery….

I love kids. It seems that most are willing to reveal their true thoughts, or at least share their minds…unless they write a book, years later, trying to recapture exactly how they felt, what they thought, etc, etc, etc. The book I am referring to is ANGELA’S ASHES by the once-prolific storyteller Frank McCourt. Although it is a sometimes hilarious account of an Irish Catholic schoolboy’s childhood in pre-World War Ireland, it also presents what many Limerickmen and Limerickwomen claim is a load of….especially concerning the author’s mother, Angela. I find this bewildering, since the author had such a powerful ability to capture realistic childlike thought. I still enjoy fragments of the book…but, the realization that Angela McCourt was nothing like her son’s description- according to a crowd of reliable witnesses- is not acceptable. I would never describe my mother in fictional terms, some things are too important. What possessed him to do that?

…he’s long gone from this world…we may never know.


About thelostkerryman

Thelostkerryman is an author, and entrepreneur- this side of Tir Na N'Og- living in the forests of a consistently confused country. Here in this hill country, hurling doesn't usually involve a hurley, store-made soda bread resembles an inedible Irish megalith, and Kerrygold is only found hidden like a luck penny in the belly of Kroger. His blogs are an account of his adventures, thoughts, eclectic -and eccentric- ramblings, random or insightful poetry, humor and non-humor, pictures (photos), video, essays, fiction, poetic fiction, nonfiction, drama, and writing he has not classified in the description above. All of his posts from thelostkerryman.wordpress.com, talesinastrangerstrangerland@wordpress.com, everydayasadisciple@wordpress.com, and mrandmrsboring.wordpress.com are copywrited according to international copywrite law.
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