The poem below was written for Historic Hamilton by Hugh Hainey.

Is it a poem yir lookin fur? Look no further than this site, the poetry is class,,,
Thank god fur Wilma Bolton, Kit Frank Duddy, and of course Elizabeth Glass,,
Well am back so yir stuck wae ma wee rantins’ bit, jist awe of the funny kind,,
A only tell of ma wee memories, “and youres” a hope, bit it’s no a poem mind,,
A kin remember the guys wore suits n’ ties, n’ granda shirts wae plasic collars,
It wis realy magical back then gawn tae ‘Troc’ we awe looked a million dollars,,
Then it wis “Twiggy” style fur the lassies, skirts like a belt, naw! don’t ye snigger,,
Cause a know first hawn aboot the “socks n’ tissue” used tae make things bigger,
Then awe the fashion moved oan it a rapid pace, we wur awe in oor middle teens,
I’ll bet ye a poun tae a penny, thit all of ye sat in the bath tryin tae shrink yir jeans,,
Awe the lassies fashion wis amazin’ bit changed, skirts doon’ in came the middies,
Only now thir wis somethin’ different “the wonder bra” transformed yir ‘cleavage”
See am no that auld thit a cannae remember’ thit we awe dressed with a passion,
Every wan of the lads n’ lassies there, wur awe “dedicated followers of fashion”
Tae this day it’s still awe designer,,bit ma advice is tae ye jist wear whit ye may,
I’ll tell ye boy” yil never beat ” the style thit “Hamiltonians” wore back in the day,,
( they seek him here, they seek him there, )

The Troc Watermarked.

One thought on “POEMS N’ PEARLS,,”

  1. Ah noo heres the thing maist
    oโ€™the boys went oot an bocht a ring, She promised tae honour and obey bit didnae say oany
    partucular day.

    Noo the styles went oan the wains, the Troc wis passed tae
    Ither wans an lullabyes were
    oan oor brains.

    Times goan oan the flares hiv gaun mibies thir still doon in
    the pawn, oor Shug gaun doon
    tae stie wi Geordies, bit his memory goes back tae the raging 40s. ( twenty’s disnae rhyme)

    Welcome back Shug among yir ain, whin ye saw the clyde ye kent yir hame. Trocs noa here an palace gruns are gaun bit a wish a wis there tae shake yir haun.



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