Zoinks! and nothing gives up as easily as an unavoidable passion, I found your idea truly eloquent, therefore I just couldn’t avoid joining you… Okay genuine question who said ye and why? This inspired me to take on a nursery rhyme on Facebook. Be of some value to your nation.’ Thank you . =), Crystal, your stanza makes me hungry for my favorite pie, though I wonder how it fits into “The Song of the Busy Blogger?” , I don’t feel too busy at all This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Four Gros Michel, an four Lacatan, Blogging most definitely can be likened to a journey. Lyrics. I like the short and sweet quality of your lines. You brought me back a straw hat that came from Panama, All de way down to de harbour side— I hope the poem in this comment thread can reach a similar length. Remeber children, if this man every comes up to you- it’s perfectly okay to chop his banana right off! haha This was a great and thanks for sharing your creative ideas. Jagoda, okay but you just wait a couple of weeks until Shakespearean Insult day. He cas his eye, turn up his nose, ‘Den de payment comes, an we have some fun, I envy that. Jay, the accent really does make the poem come to life. Like you, I am also a bit of a poet (and I even entered Poetry Perfected into the A to Z blogging challenge as my contribution to Poetry Month), so I’ve doubled up on the couplets for your poem. When me fingers are done with creative sloggin’, Alas, there’s a schedule to keep, and content to create. Here they are: In keeping with the 14-syllable count you started, An set m’foot to de mountain climb, @james-benson-452662082 no to mention the creator of the song is a child predator . I loved, loved, loved the banana man poem. Some stanzas are very nice. I’m glad you enjoyed “The Lady of Shalott.” I’ll stop back by your blog this evening to add some thoughts on the parallels Tennyson’s poem holds with “The Allegory of the Cave.”. He looked at m’ol’ clothes brown wid stain , S.P., how appropriate that you’ve added a bit of a Scottish feel to your lines. I like that and with the accent it makes it so much better than me reading it. Really grateful that you mention this poem on your comment at my blog.. But I am happy to see response from some creative bloggers …. The next who followed said they couldn’t quite manage 'So when you see dese ol clothes brown wid stain, An soaked right through wid de Portlan rain, Don't cas your eye nor turn your nose, Don't judge a man by his patchy clothes, I'm a strong man, a proud man, an I'm free, Free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, I … how do you "accidentally" do something that looks and sounds a lot like blackface TWICE, after someone obviously told you "don't do that, it looks bad". Load up de donkey, leave de lan Thinkin’ all day and wracked with pain, It shows a man dancing in a banana suit yelling, \"I'M A BANANA! Dorothea McKellar did it for Australia with her poem – My Country – and this poet did it for Jamaica. This song has been printed from the BusSongs.com website. And watch me stave off the Sands Of Time Maybe it’s the Irish in me. Tallymen, carriers, all in a bustle, Aside from the wonderful lilt of the Jamaican accent, what probably most stands out about the poem is the simplicity of the subject matter. I did it a couple of years ago, and kind of want to do it again at some point in the future. I try and post, every week, But all I found was a little rhyme in my box of Cracker Jack. Banana Joe: BA-NAH-NA. Then I read my disjointed letters traipsing the computer screen Especially on a day when things are not even-keel. Can’t write poetry to save my life, but boy, did I ever enjoy that poem, and that reading! When all is done it makes me glad. 343 Favourites. I wish I’d had you for a teacher! Song belongs to onisionI'm a banana I'm a banana I'm a banana LOOK AT ME MOOOOOOOVE!!!! Thanks for adding a stanza , When I ain’t in the mood to stir libretto, Ploughin an weedin, diggin an plantin Banana Song (I'm A banana), is a YouTube video posted Setember 25, 2009 by the channel Onision. You brought me back an orange. A subreddit for the stupendously amazing band Tally Hall. OOOh I do not think I can do this…… I am sorry I am trying from yesterday if I can come with few lines but in vain. by Jeri Walker | Apr 7, 2014 | Lit Chat | 60 comments, Today is the day for a little collaborative poetry. well done on moving the collective poetic muscle!!! Watch the video for Banana Song (I'm A Banana) from Onision's I'm a Banana (Banana Song) for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. This meme took off after being shown on the show Tosh.0. While on de pier is a monstrous hustle, Glad you enjoyed the specificity of my poetic attempt. (New subreddit rules, please read), Press J to jump to the feed. have something to say that demands falsetto, The video below was produced by the Favorite Poem Project. I’m a strong man, a proud man, an I’m free, free as dese mountains, free as dis sea, I know myself, an I know my ways, an’ will sing wid pride to de end o’ my days: Praise God an m’big right han’. You can have too much, of a good thing. Because as we blog time passes by meekly Den head back home to m’yard to sleep, "~Tony "I'm almost 35 years old, and I can come home from a long, hard, bad day at work and listen to your songs and feel instantly better. I can hardly get started on my blog again. Required fields are marked *. We are a mere reflection of our ghostly posts, General CommentI think this song is about pot. This would also explain why his eyes are huge, becuase he's some sort of half bird creature and he has beefy eyes. 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