how do you feel

When you get tweedy?
My friend, you will feel really speedy
Your legs will spin, your eyes will twinkle
Your wheels will roll, your bell will tinkle.
The lights will always be so green
Because you are a tweed machine.
No door will “ope” into your path
As you pass by in tweeded scarf.
Your figure will be so refined
That all will find you just divine –
So – see you at the Li-ber-rary
Don’t be afraid! We are not scary!
We only have one want, one need,
We have the need, the need for tweed.

Melbourne 2009, Bike Film Festival Tweed Run

Sunday 29 November meeting at the State Library Steps at 12 noon, taking a scenic tour around Melbourne (visiting the Bike Polo) and then finishing up at the B.est F.riends F.orever Street Party in Collingwood.

By Eleanor Jackson

Eleanor Jackson is a Filipino Australian poet, performer, arts producer, cyclist, writer, gal about town, feminist, freewheeler, and friend.

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