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The Aqua Aerobics Class

Easy peasy lemon squeezy it ain’t !                Easy Peazy Lemon Squeezie


The Aqua Aerobics class is under way,              We have two lemon trees  - they are quite large now, and
Twenty overweight ladies in the swimming lane today.       both produce excellent crops. for most uses, all I require
A solitary man bravely joins in,                 is the juice, so naturally I "squeezie" the lemon. Its tough
The class welcome him with his double chin.           skin allows me to get a firm grip as I ram it into the juicer
                              thingy.
Twenty fat bottoms limbering up                Come Pancake Day, I squeeze a couple of lemons over the 
Bingo wings outstretched, quite close up.            pile of pancakes and dust with a layer of caster sugar.
The music starts and the class begins,              The pips go everywhere - I'll  be picking them up off the  

And twenty overweight ladies begin to spin.           carpet for weeks.

Arms akimbo, this way and that.                Actually, I'm not so sure about the easy peezy thing.
Bodies heaving, trying to lose some fat.             Peeling a lemon is, I find, not easy at all. They have
Twenty overweight ladies trying their best,            quite a lot of oil in their skin and that can make them
To improve their figures, under duress.              slippery little fellows. I try to cut just below the zest,
                              but no matter how careful I am, I always get a
All too soon the class is finished.                generous squirt in my eye, which brings on temporary
Twenty overweight ladies equally diminished,           blindness.
Twenty overweight ladies all in clover
Aqua aerobics is definitely no push-over…            Easy peezy it's definitely not!

 

By Tina                          Extract by Eileen