Saturday, December 6, 2008

Nothing Could be Finer.




Newcastle. New South Wales. Australia

SUNDAYS IN MY CITY

To the tune 'Carolina"
NOTHING COULD BE FINER!

We live in a a certain place
That puts a smile on every face
We know it.
We live in a certain town
Where nothing ever gets you down,
So show it.
Boulevards are rising
By the riverside.
People exercising
Echo the city's pride.
We live in a town with charms
That's very far from War's alarms.
Preserve it.
We live in a town with sights
That constantly bring us delights
Conserve it.
If I had Aladdin's Lamp for only a day
I'd change the world the Newcastle way.
Nothing gives such pleasure
As the city that we treasure!
Let's deserve it!


19 comments:

Kat said...

Written with so much of pride and warmth.

And was touched reading...

If I had Aladdin's Lamp for only a day
I'd change the world the Newcastle way.

eileeninmd said...

Cute post and a nice photo!

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Lorac said...

Great pic and prose!

JOE TODD said...

I had a fun visit

angelcel said...

Great post and oh, that sunshine! Sigh.... :)

Sonya said...

I can almost feel the sunshine on my face after looking at this photo..aahhh

Frau said...

enjoy the sunshine and relax for me.

Bekah said...

What I wouldn't give to be there in the warmth right now! I love the line about "let's deserve it"- it speaks to so many things- environmentalism, volunteering, local government involvment...

Life with Kaishon said...

Very lovely poem this Sunday morning! Perfect : )

AudreyO said...

I'm in California. I know it's summer over there now. What a lovely shot. Makes me want winter to hurry up and be gone LOL.

Peterson Family said...

Great post. Very sweet.

And I love all that sunshine!!!

Amy said...

So nice. Wish I was there!

Erin said...

What a fun little poem! Loved it!

Joanna Jenkins said...

I looks so nice and warm there! ENJOY!
Thanks for sharing your city with us.
Have a happy week.
jj

The Cabrals said...

a perfect moment. it almost felt like i was there aswell. thanks for sharing your photo in simc

Twincerely,Olga said...

sweet post and very beautiful place!It's were I want to go one day soon!

Ocean Girl said...

I do so enjoy your poems and how they meet the pictures.

Unknown Mami said...

I'm going to be singing this ditty all day.