Ode to the House of Chemistry

18 Jun

Ahhh – I’m gonna miss you guys. The end of an era. Charlie, Leon, Natasha, Denise – and not forgetting Upstairs Matt and the legendary Janet – you have made this a quality year. It’s all about chemistry. And psychology, partly. Thankyou you crazy chemists for being such a superb surrogate (and very odd) family of sorts! Even Ratboy. House of Chemistry forever! lots of love xxx

Ode to the House of Chemistry

O! How we love your narrow stairs,

Your confusing doors caught us unawares;

We laughed as more than a few

Fell down the steps into the loo.

O House of Chemistry! Thirty-one!

We must stop laughing and having fun!

We’ve stood out on the patio

And barbecued amongst the snow.

We’ve cursed the sounds of croquet cheers

While we had tute work to our ears.

O House of Chemistry! Thirty-one!

We must stop laughing and having fun!

The builders bid us rise and shine

Pigeons ensure we’re up on time.

Jan regales us with family news,

Cleans hard, and shows us her tattoos.

O House of Chemistry! Thirty-one!

We must stop laughing and having fun!

Leon spends hours on his hair,

We eat Denise’s cupboards bare,

Nat gets up at dawn to row,

And Charlie plays catch – on his own.

O House of Chemistry! Thirty-one!

We must stop laughing and having fun!

Charlie gets stressed making toast

But managed to produce a roast.

And Leon will never quite live down

Being locked out in Mel’s dressing gown.

O House of Chemistry! Thirty-one!

We must stop laughing and having fun!

A drunk broke in at dead of night

And wakened Charlie with a fright.

He let out a valiant scream

While we hid upstairs – what a team.

O House of Chemistry! Thirty-one!

We must stop laughing and having fun!

And lo! I shed a wistful tear

To leave this home we’ve had all year.

These chemists are a curious breed –

But one, I feel, I’ve come to need.

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3 Responses to “Ode to the House of Chemistry”

  1. Tassjawood 18/06/2005 at 10:28 pm #

    Awwwww, Mel. I don't think I could possibly so eloquantly or memorably encapsulate what the house of chemistry meant! I will miss you too! Visit me in North Quad for your chemical fix…realised that could sound bad! Not deleting it!

  2. leeroythehitman 21/06/2005 at 10:28 pm #

    I DON'T SPEND HOURS ON MY HAIR GRRRR!!!

  3. MelGeorge 21/06/2005 at 10:28 pm #

    Ahem… protesting too much?

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