Oh, my mama loves me, she loves me
She get down on her knees and hug me
Like she loves me like a… moo cow in a barn
-(not entirely) Paul Simon
You know those terrible jokes that make you and your brothers (re: siblings) laugh uncontrollably but don’t even make sense?
Paul Simon’s “Loves Me Like A Rock” is a great song. But I will never hear it without thinking of my mom loving it and my brothers and I shouting “like a moo cow in a barn” over the lyrics.
And finding it WILDLY entertaining.
I don’t even know what it means. Probably that kids are terrible. But also, that she loves us like a rock, despite the pebble-brains we are.
Happy Mother’s Day everyone (and especially you Mom).
Here’s the song, as Paul (a far better son, clearly) intended: