Hillbilly Zen – Happy (Belated) 420!

I Got Stoned and I Missed It

Oh yes boys play it sweet for me
I was sittin’ in my basement I’d just rolled myself a taste of
Somethin’ green and gold and glorious to get me through the day
When my friend yells through my transom grab your coat an’ get your hat son
There’s a nut down on the corner a givin’ dollar bills away
But I sat around a bit and then I had another hit
And then I rolled myself a bomber thought about my momma
Looked around fooled around played around while and then
I got stoned and I missed it I got stoned and I missed it
I got stoned and it rolled right by
I got stoned and I missed it I got stoned and I missed it I got stoned oh me oh my

It took seven months of urgin’ just to get that local virgin
With the sweet face up to my place to fool around a bit
And next day she woke up rosy and she snuggled up so cosy
But when she asked me how I liked it Lord it hurt me to admit
I got stoned and I missed it…
[ fiddle ]
I ain’t makin’ no excuses for so many things I uses
Just to brighten my relationships and sweeten up my day
But when my earthly race is over and I’m ready for the clover
And they ask me how my life has been I guess I have to say
I was stoned and I missed it…

by Shel Silverstein

(Author’s note:  In the interest of full disclosure, I didn’t really get stoned and miss 420.  I was aware of yesterday’s significance, but due to budget constraints, herbal enhancement is at the bottom of my priority list right now and likely to remain there for quite some time.  But there are days, my friends, that I really, really miss “missing” things.)

marijuana-poster

8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. seapunk2
    Apr 22, 2013 @ 12:02:37

    Brilliant post. Don’t worry, you didn’t miss much.

    Reply

  2. likeitiz
    Apr 23, 2013 @ 01:13:26

    Funny!

    Reply

  3. mydailyminefield
    Apr 23, 2013 @ 21:01:22

    The Poster is hilarious! LOL

    Reply

  4. Genie
    May 04, 2013 @ 11:42:50

    Hilarious!
    The holy smoke makes me dizzy so I don’t partake, but I know an 82 year old man who’s been smoking the holy smoke for glaucoma and by gosh, it went away from the holy smoke.

    Reply

    • hillbillyzen13
      May 04, 2013 @ 12:19:50

      The next time you see him, please give him a hug from an old Kentucky hippie, will you please? Besides the economic reasons for abstaining, there’s also that my gelding somehow *knows* when I’ve partaken, and takes great equine delight in messing with me😉 Thanks for the read and the comment, Genie!

      Reply

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