Monday, 11 February 2013

An Ode to Glorious Slash...

I am a big fan of Slash of Guns n Roses/Velvet Revolver fame. Always have been. In the summer, when This Baby was tiny and I nursed her in the wee small hours my mind wandered over to the subject of The Marvellous Mr Slash. It was his birthday, and I had not slept much. I wrote this ode to the great man and promptly forgot all about it, until I found it hidden in a note on my phone the other day. I thought I'd share it with you, partly as proof that you go a little bonkers when you are sleep deprived and partly to show that I should definitely not quit my day job with overblown dreams of becoming a poet. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you;

An Ode to Slash

Oh Slash, lovely Slash,
You may have lots of cash....
but you're also a remarkably talented man, despite some questionable sartorial choices in your past.....

Your wife's name is Perla,
But in many ways it's a shame you're married, cos you're enough to give a girl a......
curly feeling in her fanaca....

You were born in Stoke-on-Trent,
where some might say long hair & leather kecks make you look bent,
but not me.
I've always admired your ability to look truly individual, although I do think some of your tattoos are a little iffy....

Your birthday is today...
So enjoy, and make hay
And feel free to turn this into some sort of cliff-top based guitar ballad, but remember to shove some of the royalties in my direction eh love?





12 comments:

  1. Lol aww thats so cute!! And fanaca is my new favourite word! :P

    Hayley
    http://sparklesandstretchmarks.blogspot.co.uk
    xxx

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    1. Fanaca is a very useful word to discover just prior to having a baby! It's just gibberish enough not to be disgusting ;)

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  2. I never knew Slash was born in Stoke on Trent...

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  3. I am awed by your poetic prowess! And Guns & Roses absolutely rules, so its totally understandable~*

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    1. Why thank you :) only man alive that can get away with leather trousers! Now THERE'S am accolade! ;)

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  4. This?! This is amazing.
    PS the frist song my sister learned to sing was Paradise City. She was about 2. I think that explains a lot about her.

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    1. Why thank you. Both yourself and your sister clearly have excellent taste!

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  5. Truly and utterly mindblown by the awesome. As Otto would say, "For reals."

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    1. Otto is a poet too! For reals is my new favourite phrase!

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    1. Why thank you! I is totes a poet...

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