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Belly Up

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Belly Up

He was leavin' the bar headed out to the car
When somebody stepped on 'is fingers
So he screamed bloody hell but no one could tell
Cause it mixed right in with the singers

Singin' hey hey another day
Belly up to the bar
And shout it out loud to the fun lovin' crowd
'Tis the lager that's got me this far

Pour me another and one for me brothers
And one for the lad on the floor
Ya can't fall down when yur on the ground
So ya might as well have one more

Singin' hey hey another day
Belly up to the bar
And shout it out loud to the fun lovin' crowd
'Tis the lager that's got me this far

Now let me make clear yur stayin' right here
Till the sun welcomes in the morrow
With a mug o' stout we'll laugh and shout
And forget about all our sorrows

Singin' hey hey another day
Belly up to the bar
And shout it out loud to the fun lovin' crowd
'Tis the lager that got me this far



April 13, 2013

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  1. Date: 5/22/2013 7:54:00 PM
    A fun poem. Congratulations on your wi. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 6:35:00 AM
    Beautiful and excellently penned. Many Congrats! AO

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 9:13:00 PM
    Congratulations!! a very xool pub song poem... it was a joy coming back here to read all of Cyndi's expression of raising the roof winning poem... hugs and more hugs.. :-) ~ Linda

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 5:38:00 PM
    A right fine drinking song! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 11:30:00 AM
    Craig I enjoyed your fun lovin' poem. Congratulations on a well deserve win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 6:04:00 PM
    Love that pub you've got there, Craig. Recalls occasional episodes from my youth. From your own too, I suspect. Congratulations.- Red

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 11:27:00 AM
    Craig, the poem sounds like fun. Congratulations with your pub song. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 10:08:00 AM
    Been there, done that, love it! Great drinking song. Love the imagery! Here's one to the lad on the floor!

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 8:49:00 AM
    I KNEW this one would be on Cyndi's winner's list.......I loved it!! (Hope that guy who's got the beer belly pays for the next round!! and...........hope you aren't writing about the guy on the floor from personal experience....lol !!!) This was fun!!

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 8:18:00 AM
    You are on a SERIOUS roll my friend!...Just saw your bio on your blog post and now I'm not so surprised... Hearty congrats and lets belly-up matey! - Tim

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 4:59:00 AM
    Good one Craig!! Congrats on your win. Betty

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 1:47:00 AM
    And toast to yee, a great win. Rick

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 3:42:00 PM
    Very entertaining and I laughed at the absoultely perfect imagery

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 12:14:00 PM
    Craig, is this for Cyndi's contest.. I like it, however, i don't think it's called Belly Up..JK... enjoyed...PD

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 11:26:00 AM
    It's all that lager that gave him that big belly.........!! He's so stout that he can stand "out" side and still belly-up!! LOL !! Love your pub song!! ps.....a big thanks for all your kind comments..means so much!! Good luck in the pub!! The next one's on me! :)

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 11:10:00 AM
    sounds like fun Craig.....very nice write...best wishes

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 10:58:00 AM
    This is absolutely awesome my dear friend Craig. I've extremely enjoyed reading it. You're not only a great poet but a great song writer as well. Excellent job my dear friend! This is a winner for me. Thank you so much for sharing and your inspiring comments on my poem. Good luck and best wishes always! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 8:47:00 AM
    Better than all the other bar songs wish I could hear the music.......Looks like a winner to me...