Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A Music Jam-oh!

 

I'm the designer-secretary for the annual Rush Reunion notices. This year I just had to use a photo of my husband's 2nd great-grandfather with his fiddle and his son, Loyd Carl, with his banjo. I know my poem isn't very good, but I had fun writin' it up-oh! J Kinda reminds me of those gym classes I hated until they assigned me square dancing one semester! Perhaps they thought it might help my clumsy feet gain grace, but alas it didn't work, however I had loads of fun!

 
A Music Jam-o
By Mrs. Dolores J. (O'Neal) Rush, 2013.

 
In the little Ozark Mountains
Once upon a time-o
A fellow named William Jasper Sullens
Could play the fiddle just fine-o.

 
It is said he could fiddle the night away
And never repeat a song-o
His son Loyd Carl would accompany him
On his little banjo.
 
Hymn-sings and bluegrass music parties
Were all the rage then-oh
And after a busy day of chores
Would make one's face grin-so.
 
How many songs do you know?
Let's stir up music jam-o?
Come to the Rush reunion; after noon
And doh-ray-me with gram-o!

4 comments:

  1. What a terrific photo.....and you are very clever coming up with the poem.

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  2. Hi, that image on my blog is created by quilling which is rolling strips of paper into circles. Here is a link to a blog that has a tutorial. The image must have taken forever to create...such patience. http://increations.blogspot.com.au/2009/12/quilling-tips-patterns-and-tutorials.html

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  3. I like the poem and the photo is priceless!

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    1. And to think I didn't even get to attend this year's reunion because I was in the hospital! Sigh!

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