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The Tshongololo Jive
by Tinka Boukes
Saturday, June 04, 2005
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The Tshongololo Jive 



Weird Tshongolo o bug with your many feet

Legs not ever loosing its beat

Follow each other in high speed

Like a choo-choo train indeed

Moving indoors to tell us itís going to rain

Why do you roll up like a wheel when I touch you man


Why do you hide your head

Or is that the reason why they call you centipede

If I pick you up you shit on my hand

Are you afraid of me my mate

You unroll your wheel after resting for awhile

And rush forward to where ever you go

Till something gets in your way

And then you roll up and play dead again

Why not running instead

Weird Tshongololo with your many feet

Does any of your legs ever gets in the way

To make you trip and fall

I call you a little god of the rain

But to children you could be such a pain

Ashley calls you a piece of shit

Ed would call you a French fry's friend

Tshongololo brown or black

Or Green to fit this bit...

Doing The Tshongololo Jive



Copyright © 2005 Tinka

ps: {prenounced "Tshong-gaw-law-law" } 



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Reviewed by CJ Heck 10/5/2006
(Clapping!) Now I see why you wanted me to read this!! It's adorable ... and I'm STILL laughing! Your cartoon up above is perfect for this, too.
Tinka, I love your humor!!
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 6/5/2005
World Beat. Township Jive. Regionalism translated into universalism. Well done.
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 6/5/2005
Twinka, you little inka,
me thinking,
you always inking,
like a star twinking.
I see you shining,
over there word mining.
If words were gold,
you'd already have a rich hold.

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/5/2005
Oh, I'm alive and well. Cute little dance with words here, Tink.
Reviewed by jude forese 6/5/2005
lol ... luv it!
Reviewed by E. Richardson 6/5/2005
heheheh...Tinka, this is funny as all get is the graphic. Methinks there is something very sharp under that humor though.
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 6/4/2005
oh my oh my, wow
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/4/2005
hahahahaha Tinka you cracked me up with this one,between the graphics and your tongue in cheek poem! great stuff Tinks!;-)LOL

Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 6/4/2005
LOL. So that's how a centi-pead..
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 6/4/2005
Off The Wall Tshoooonnnnngggggg-gaw-law-law...

Reviewed by Carole Mathys 6/4/2005
This is absolutely a it Tinks!

Peace and love, Carole
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/4/2005
This is a really cool it. So full of wonder and apprecaition on Mother Nature's quirky bug.

Reviewed by L. Figgins 6/4/2005
LOL! Well, the force of a great imagination can be a fulfilling thing! LOL! As this write illustrates. You too funny, my crazy sis!!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/4/2005

Laffin too hard to review--you, my der4a, are a mess!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(((HUGS))) and love, Kalra. :)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/4/2005
Ed would call you a French fry's friend

HO HO!! Even French Frys need a friend once in awhile, too, ya know, Tinka!

And yes, I even like these little critters; they fascinate me with all their legs - and my wife is absolutely terrified of them.

PS You should find your little Tshongololo friend a female Tshongololo friend!! And that is one great graphic.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/4/2005
Laffin' too hard to review! OW, my sides! LOL
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/4/2005
The poor centipede doesn't like to get wet. Well done Tinka. I never saw that word before Tshongplolo I guess what ever LoLo wants Lolo gets even if it is a French fry.LOL
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