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A lovesong for a future wife

Are you someone I've already met Or someone I haven't Been introduced to yet I don't know But sometime in the future I do. Are you someone I already care for now Or someone I'll care about some future time somehow Well I don't know But sometime in the future I do. Are you someone […]

Don't let it be Autumn yet.

In the springtime of my love In foolishness I strayed Through meadows of bright primroses And dainty pointy thistles Into a field of hollyhocks where girls were skipping prettily I ran through fields of nettles And tripped and grazed both knees And so I stepped more cautiously 'Till once again love's call had me running […]

The Ballad of Peterborough.

(To be sung to the tune of 'Nay, no, never' - mispellings intentional to denote folkish pronunciation of lyrics) Theyy roll into a niyghtclub at about two ay amm.. There are those who are mutton who are dressed up as Laymb There are those who are laymb who are minted and sauced Be arrested for […]