Yesterday on the bus my kids sang:
‘All day long I’d biddy-biddy BUM!
If I were a wealthy MAN.’
On the way home
We passed a man sleeping in a doorway:
Better by far to be a rich bum
Than a freezing poor Man.
Written in response to dVerse: Quadrille #110: Shall we bum around a bit? For some reason, my kids love the song ‘If I were a Rich Man’ from Fiddler on the Roof:
I think it’s the pure over-the-top theatricality of it, and of course, the word ‘bum!’ Thanks to Whimsygismo for this delightful prompt! I had to rush to take part so I didn’t fall behind…