poems & stories of
JIM HAY

Formal Hellos

if you’re under my nose
and under my chin
and under my chest and thigh
you’re probably too close for formal hellos
so maybe I’ll just say hi

the Australian

if you are trying hard or hardly trying
it doesn’t matter at all
if you are climbing up or falling down
or have your head to the wall

there’s not really so much difference
just ask an Australian
he may be walking upside down
but it feels alright to him

Australia

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Last updated on 04 Jan, 2018