Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The Whoa Mamma Blues

I'm lying in my bed
I don't wanna get up
But I need another coffee
As I stare at my empty cup      

I think I have a fever
My head feels in a spin
The spin is pounding faster
As Miss A yells out for her twin

Someone call a Doctor
Mamma's feeling ill
And if he looks like George Clooney from ER
It would give me such a thrill

We have no more milk
And I think we're outta bread
The girls are getting hungry
Please don't make me get out of bed

I hear the taps a-running
Followed by cheeky giggles
Why can't they stay out of trouble?
Please sit down and go watch 'The Wiggles'!

I haven't had much Luck
Things keep on going wrong
So that's why in my delirious state
I thought I'd write this song

And what is a Mamma to do
when she has no oven to bake in?
It kerplunked on me the other day
Just as I was putting my moussaka in

Have I forgotten to mention
That I've a stye in my right eye?
And I have to have my photo taken
for my passport before I can fly?

Did you hear about our car
that went up in a puff of smoke?
Someone lit it like a candle,
I wish it was a joke

We had to put our cat down
She was such a pretty kitty
At 20 she was deaf and blind
My heart broke, what a pity!

But I'm a Big-Hearted Mamma,
Who goes where she is needed
I'll soldier on,
Turn my Woes into Whoa's!
And trust one day that my Dreams will be heeded.


Melissa said...

Huge hugs. Can so relate to the first part with Mamma being sick. I hope you're feeling better very soon.

Alex aka WHOA MUMMA! said...

Take it easy, Mamma!

Jac @ Common Chaos Chronicle said...

Rest Up Miss Jess, I feel for you. Sending you Get well Quick wishes! xox

Jess WhoaMamma said...

Thanks Ladies! I'm already on the Up! (Aaaahhhh, Nurofen). Just had a S.ugar H.oney I.ced T.ea couple of weeks with the most ridiculous things happening. But Onwards and Upwards to A Brighter Day, I always say! xxxxxxxxxx

Gemma @ My Big Nutshell said...

Oh no Jess! It is all happening at your house. Thinking of you. Hope the long weekend starts off well and if it doesn't do ALT, CTRL DELETE xxx gemma

Jess WhoaMamma said...

Ooooh, thanks Gemma honey! Have to remember that one: ALT, CTRL DELETE. Might need to use it a couple of times before this beastly month is through, at the rate we're going. When it rains, it pours, but after the storm there's always a Rainbow, right? And I'm all for chasing Rainbows! Happy Long Weekend to you too, sweetie! ♥ xxx

kirri said...

Aww Jess....I just love the fact that you can be feeling so crap and yet still create a cute lil ditty
Get well soooon x

Jess WhoaMamma said...

Thank you so much, Kirri! You sprinkle happy, joyous light wherever you go, you know that? Your posts and comments always make me Happy :) xxx

kirri said...

Shut up! Thats so sweet of you to say. Thank you xx

Ilja Oostenenk said...

if you can rhyme like that when you are sick, I will hire you as an entertainer when you are better. holy crap woman, that is some talent. my advice? feel vey sorry for yourself for a couple of days. it works... sending you big hugs and a snot free house, a bug free body, and lots of cake. xx

Jess WhoaMamma said...

Yay, Ilja! Thank you so much for the well wishes. I too wish we had a snot-free and bug-free house. Cake would be absolutely lovely right now, yum! xxxx said...

What a pisser! Hope you're feeling better today, Mama! And that CAR! Good lord, I hope today's a better day!


Jess WhoaMamma said...

Thank you so much Cindy! Feeling much better. Bad luck about the car, but cars can be replaced, people can't. Things can only get better!! Big hugs to you, lovely Cindy xxx

Crash Test Mummy said...

I hope your ditty made you feel better, it was fun. But, your car! Hope you are feeling better soon.

Mum's the word said...

Hey Jess awesome poem but what a week youve had! hope it starts to look up soon xx hugs xx

Kristy said...

My goodness, what a lovely poem for a sad sequence of events! Hope things get better soon.

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