Childhood memory, I think by Joe Harwell
Sumtime b4 eye wuz 5, we livd in a houze on Pearl street in Poto that had a hi front pourch. My mama gru red rozez and had big roze bushez all aroun the puorch. I got a new green trisikle for my birfday from S n H green stampz cauze mama had savd them stampz since b4 I wuz borned.
I namd mi trisikle S n H and rode him in on the pourch alllll the time. 1 day I rode S n H realllllly fast and kudent stop and me and S n H both went flin’ off the pourch rite n2 mama’s biggggest, purdiest, thornziest red roze bush and mi lil sistur went n toled on me. S n H wuz on top of me and I kudent get looose. Evur time I muved the thornz stuk me sumwheres an I kried reeeeel loud.
Mama and r next dor naber layde Ms. Burket kame out n got S n H off me and pult me out of the roze bush. It seeeemed like mama spend a hour pullin them thornz outta me and doktorin’ me up. S n H got a bend in hiz frunt whiel and my daddie n Mrs. Burket’s huzband Jake fixt it 4 me az best thay kuld. After that, mama and daddie sed my daze of ridin’ S n H on the pourch wuz over. The end.