Piece n chips

As wee bites go, ye cannae wack
The awesomeness of a Scots snack
Whether deep fried Mars, or battered ice cream
Us Scots know whit eating food really means
But for the purpose aw this wee trip
A want tae tell ye aboot ma piece n chips

Ye know doon in Wales, when in TC

Nuffink could be pit oan a piece

Apparently they didnae appreciate

A piece n pizza delicacy

Bolognese between two breid

Also left them quite aggrieved

So aifter dinner every night

Yir bread suffered a rotten plight

Wae only butter tae flavour it

The breid was often left oan the plate

Cos after church oan a Sunday night

We gote tae end the pieces plight

As Sunday nights wid come roon

An wen coming back fae Swansea toon

We wid stoap aff for Cross Hands Chips

The taste already oan oor lips

Back in the centre we sat doon

And grabbed the breid, and gaithered roon

Like laddies waiting for mair worship

We devoured aw wir pieces n chips

© Stuart Patterson 2019

I have also now published two poem books. You can get them either direct from me, or direct from Amazon

Simply Jesus

Five weeks in May

This poem is part of a wider collection to show the journey that would eventually lead me to the cross of Jesus Christ, my personal redemption, and my journey of faith afterwards. If you would like to know more of my story, please click on my “About” page and take it from there.

Alternatively, you can visit the Media Links page and see a short visit done by BBC Radio Scotland for an interview I did there.

If you or someone you love, needs help with the Christian response to addiction, or if you would just like to know more or need hope, please click on one of the following:

The Haven
Teen Challenge Strathclyde
Teen Challenge UK
Teen Challenge Global
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Bethany Christian Trust
Cornerstone Assemblies of God, Maryland
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Easterhouse Community Church
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