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Adventures Beneath Your Hair


Picture yourself in a world, wild & wacky

A mystic theme park popping up in your head

Go there whenever you want to escape here

At school, in the bath or in bed

Anything’s possible, get there in seconds

Ride your roller coaster to inside your brain

Hands in the air, scream out fear, suck in laughter

Each visit is never the same…

Upside down fly on a fried chicken nugget

Yahoo through exploding banoffee pie clouds

Spud-sucking vampire sausages circling

Ms. Rumble–De-Thumps in the crowd

Old Feta Forest on Manchego Mountain

With parmesan parrots in blue stilton trees

Melting in funshine, dissolving and bubbling

Stream Cream gushes into Lake Cheese

Alien rabbits with worms up their noses

All ogle the cheese pool with green fried egg eyes

Most grab their surf boards of quarter pound burgers

A few water-ski on french fries

Just then, a rocket shaped carrot car screeches

A hand grabs my collar and pulls me inside

Everything blurs, roller coaster derailing

I’m catapulted from the ride

Falling, crash landing down into the kitchen

Mum’s snapping her fingers in front of my stare

“Eat up your fried chicken nuggets,” she’s saying

I’m back at home, sat on my chair

Hands in the air, scream out fear, suck in laughter

Your own wonder funfair is open up there

Entrance is free, change the world with your magic

Adventures beneath your own hair


©2011 Mark Bird

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