Jist The Wan Rid Threid

Fae wan minnit tae the next there’s no’ a pause

Jist the wan rid threid haudin’ it aw the gither

Same stream ae blood that gies us aw same cause

Ye cannae see it tae ye look an’ hope discover

Ancestry they cry it an’ it’s cairried in wur veins

A fine rid threid that lasts beyoand wur deid

Passed oan fae wan tae anither in aw wur weans

Gie time we aw wur mindet ‘boot that threid



Roll for six to move

Monopolised by chancers

Rules needing broken



Newspapers, prisons

Essential services owned

Post code lottery



Playing for countries

Risked for trivial pursuits

Pieces in a game