Johnnie, with mum and dad, was flying high
Up above clouds in an azure blue sky,
En route on holiday to Rimini’,
On the Adriatic of Italy.
It was his first time so high in the skies,
Johnnie was spellbound, with wide-open eyes
Admiring the breathtaking scenery:
The white clouds, blue skies and sparkling blue sea.
The stewardess was fumbling serving tea,
When four year old Johnnie impatiently
Cried out loud for all to hear: “For Christ’ sake
Mum, let’s call in on God for tea and cake.”
© P. J. Oszmann (1964. Revised 2004)
© Illustration: Photograph scanned, with caption added in Photoshop (2005)