English Nurses with Americans in France, item 23
- April 11, 2018 17:37:28 Annick Rodriguez
(with apologies to
If you love "checks" - + hay - + lumps
That make you wonder if your bed has HOM
If you can rise each morn- + smile
And to the mess-hut walk a mile
If you can be just sweet + kind
When bread is short -+ bacon!!! just the rind
But be content with a cup of tea
"Scrounged" with much gusto by the orderly
If you love rice all sticky + ale wet-
And ... yourself with pleasure 'neath a ...
If you can wash when all around are ...
And your one time with their splashes ..soaking.
If you can hear the whistle blow
Say not a word, but burn + go
If can say a cheeful "Here"
While a spiteful wasp just stings your ear
If you can march as "square form ...
Year in- year out - without
- April 11, 2018 17:30:07 Annick Rodriguez