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    Default Blind Scouse & Spotty Dog

    Joe Warner

    Blind Scouse & Spotty Dog

    “What’s this?” I ask my mam
    Head down in to shoulders
    In case she should swing for me
    As she often said she would
    “You’ll like it, it’s scouse”
    “Where’s the meat?”
    “Can’t you see it’s blind scouse?
    Speciality of our poor house.”

    Head still bowed I break through
    The oily surface tension
    With some organic crusty bread
    That once was white and doughy.

    Blind scouse has no meat
    Our dog Spotty has no spots
    But I brace myself and eat
    Knowing it will not age well
    And three days left to Friday.


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    I sneak a bit to Spotty
    He sniffs and licks it only once
    Not a fan of haute cuisine, he leaves
    To rummage in someone else’s bin
    I watch his goosestep march
    Toward the open door
    Burnt one week before.

    Full of bonhomie, my luncheon ate
    I cheerfully ask, “What’s for pudding?”
    Head not down far enough
    Mam smacks me for my cheek.

    Blind scouse has no meat
    Our dog Spotty has no spots
    Mam’s tears stain her cheek
    Perhaps she’s hurt her hand
    On my thick head.

    Source: poetrymagazines.org.uk


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    Brilliant Howie, I must get back in touch with Heinz about tinned scouse for the 2008 celebrations...
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    That's great I've printed it out to send to my cuz now living down south.

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    haha that's great that

    copied it to my clipboard and gonna email it round to a few peeps

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    Blind Scouse & Spotty Dog

    Sounds like a great name for a Liverpool C&W band, don't ya think?
    Ermine tastes much the same as sackcloth when there's nothing left to eat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scousemouse
    Blind Scouse & Spotty Dog

    Sounds like a great name for a Liverpool C&W band, don't ya think?
    It sure does SM

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