Sunday, May 23, 2010
I'm Mammy Belinda
I come to brang my kinfolk a slice o' good ole Missouri watermelon but these dang crows won't go away !!
I says " shooo..shoo .. shoo but they jest keep on a' eatin'.
May haft to get mah pappy's shotgun after 'em..
Well anyways, I put on mah new dress and come on down in the kountry to visit mah kinfolk so might as well show off mah new dress if'n ah don't have but jest the watermelon rine .
My dress is dark( an ah do mean dark) dyed calico with a band of dyed osnaburg around the waist.
Got a big ole red wooden button at the neck..
Mah body is made of muslin that has been painted black, then sanded and rubbed with briwax.
Mah nose is pinch sewed and I have two big old buttons fer eyes..
Mah hair is plaited black wool and stitched to mah head.
Ah'm carryin' a big ole chunk o' Missouri watermelon ( the best in the south )
But they's four big ole black crows ah eatin' outa mah melon. Dang them crows !!
Ah measures a full 26 inches tall.
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