Friday, 30 March 2018

On "Wurthdays"

Strange sign on pavement as I passed
The wording caught my eye – I gasped
High class café – won a prize
Promotion in another guise.

For ”Weddings, and Wakes” it clearly said
And "Wurthdays" too – such smart street cred
The neologism made me smile
Australia has a special style.

But is a wurthday once a year?
Each day has true worth, that’s clear
Cappuccino with a friend inside;
How many ‘’wurthdays” have you tried?

(c) Poet in the woods 2018

Chalked up sign: "For Weddings, Wakes and Wurthdays"

Main Road, Blackwood, South Australia

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