Saturday, September 17, 2011

yi / widny wahnt / mi ti talk / aboot thi / trooth


You heard. In the car park of a bottle shop, Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay. September 2011.

There's a poem today that you have to read in a thick Scots brogue...

The 6 O'Clock News, Tom Leonard

'Unrelated Incidents' - No.3

this is thi
six a clock
news thi
man said n
thi reason
a talk wia
BBC accent
iz coz yi
widny wahnt
mi ti talk
aboot thi
trooth wia
voice lik
wanna yoo
scruff. if
a toktaboot
thi trooth
lik wanna yoo
scruff yi
widny thingk
it wuz troo.
jist wanna yoo
scruff tokn.
thirza right
way ti spell
ana right way
to tok it. this
is me tokn yir
right way a
spellin. this
is ma trooth.
yooz doant no
thi trooth
yirsellz cawz
yi canny talk
right. this is
the six a clock
nyooz. belt up.

2 comments:

Roddy said...

You aren't taking the mickey out your mothers ancestry are you?

Kris said...

No.