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Swamp {Translation}
by Tinka Boukes

Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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"A special Translation For those Of you Who Asked"

Pstttt...it was not "French"...the wording  was Cajun !!

$J$

*************************

"Swamp"

 

 

Often a city stupid person ask

“How is it coming sloppy dirty man, sloppy dirty woman?’

“Well, never in my life!”

We answer back;

“I will pass you a slap,

Go to bed, hard head!”

“What you got, all people that don’t talk like us?”

“Stray go away cats, rotten potato,

And cantaloupe,

Peanuts and food stuck at the bottom of the pot; little balls from the Chinabell Tree-good object to hit your friends with,

And goldenrods; big clumsy man

And coward; partner and a peeping Tom;

Runt and demised godfather?”

“Compare to you, we make the misery” –

“We got a big hungry dog, grandma girlfriend, and

Angry old man; thingamajig go to sleep;

Yuk!  Buy groceries and we got the I need to vomit;

Lazy skinny person and we have a bruise;

Stuck in bad situation and how is it coming?  Golden Meadow;

Sly wasp and sneaky alligator;

Skunk that stinks and monkey on our back;

Burr on the beach that sticks to your socks and fiddler crab that get in our kitchen sink;

And get bit by a mosquito when you stick your thumb out to someone;”

“That’s why we run the roads and never stay home, or paddle away in a small boat like a canoe;

So fast that we laugh or cry so hard we can’t catch our breath, and say goodbye to boring, never ending conversation!”

  

Copyright © 2006 Tinka Boukes & Dennis O’Bell

$J$

************

Swamp

 

Oftener city couyon ask,

“Ca viens Saleau?”

“Mais, jamais d’la vie!”

We answer back;

“Je vas te passé une calotte,

Go to bed, tete dure!”

“What you got, Texians?”

“Stray chats, rotten patate,

And un melon Francais,

Pistaches and gratin; leelahs,

And piss au lis; grand beede’

And capon; podna and domino;

Peeshwank and defan parran?”

“Compare to you, we make the misere” –

“We got tahyo, mamere gaienne, and

Fache’ vieux; chouchoot fais do-do;

Ech! make a bill and we got the Mal au Couer;

Paresse skinny mullet and we have a bleue;

Mal pris and ca viens? Au Bayou;

Canaille gep and par en sous Caimon;

Skunk poo-yee-yi and macaque on our back;

Rocachah and tooloulou that get in our zink;

And get bit by a moustique when we fiank;”

“That’s why we rodee’, or paddle away in a pirogue;

So fast we pomee’, and say goodbye to rahdoht!”

 

 

Copyright © 2006 Tinka Boukes & Dennis O’Bell
 

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Reviewed by Paul Williams 3/16/2006
Lol don't no why but this makes me want to go out and whoop! it up a bit lol.

Paul;-)
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/15/2006
me knew it was cajun tinks, but I dunno da cajun...dayuuum...;-) Tanks for da transmation;-) i'm being silly me tired i enjoyed both!

eileen
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/15/2006
why you southern minx, you had me fooled...loved it and the music...I must dance
love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Martin Hebert 3/15/2006
~~Tinka~love this~gotta dance~~

~~martin~~
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/15/2006
Tinka,

Thank you (merci) for translating. My Cajun is a bit rusty. :) Enjoyed the French and English versions, mais oui. :)

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/15/2006
At least I was right about the canoes! But alas, no Texicans...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/15/2006
AIIIIEEE! Laissez les bon temps rouler! Very well done in both Cajun and English! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas (huge Cajun music fan!). :D
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/15/2006
Wondrful Tinka as a Canadian of Acadian descent I love this.

felix
Reviewed by William Bonilla 3/15/2006
Like Your cajun music
City Girl
Loved It Tinka

Love & Peace
William
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/15/2006
ooooooee! still fun read
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 3/15/2006
Loved it! Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Peter Paton 3/15/2006
You little devil Tinks...:)
You had us all fooled...lols
Love
Peter
Reviewed by m w 3/15/2006
Different :)



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