Blantyre! Happy Easter!

Colorful easter eggs

Easter in the tyre,
wull ne’r be the same,
Naebday rolls their eggs nae mair,
tae kids it jist seems lame.

Ah ‘kin remember  paintin’ eggs, 
wi’ colours sae bold an grand,
bile them, paint ’em, line them up,
on kitchen bunkers they stand.

Then ‘aff tae the ‘hills’ for rollin,
Greenha, Camel humps an braes,
last wan tae brek, wis the winner,
paint oan wee faces ‘n claes.

Wan egg if ye were lucky,
A Cadbury wan at that,
chocolate faces oan wee lassies,
under their bonnie hats.

Good Friday, mind the delight,
tae hiv nae wurk or school,
A few days ‘aff tae hiv some fun,
‘n acting up the fool.

But Easter his a serious side,
as we celebrate ‘an play,
Mind yon ‘big man’ who sadly died,
for ‘our sins that holy day.

Sae, paint yer eggs ‘an roll em
remember tyre past,
an’ spend yer time with family,
‘cos it’s love fur them that lasts.

Paul Veverka, March 2018

Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,

Anne Irvine Brilliant……

Moira Beveridge The best 💕

Catherine Newell Great memories

Helen Lawson Taylor Lots of memories rolling our eggs in the park where there was a flower display near the skateboard rink .My mother and father took me and my two younger brothers in the fifties there .

Etta Morrison Remember Helen going to the big swings in the park with sandwiches and bottle of water..I remember you..Margaret Allan and Liz Keats going to the park and the coop gala xx

Helen Lawson Taylor Yes loved the gala Etta xx

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