Songs of Jamaica (1912)

Hopping off the Tram

IT would not stop,
So I took a hop,
An’, Lard oh, my foot a miss![1]
It sent me do’n
Slam on de groun’,
An’ I had a dusty kiss.

The car went ‘long
With its hummin’ song,
An’ I too went my way;
But the sudden fall I did recall,
And shall for many a day.

  1. Tripped


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