Happy

I sat up in bed With a cold in my head And stinging in fingers and toes   I’d been asleep for a week Feeling sick – couldn’t speak And constantly blowing my nose   My breath was a bit off And I had a bad cough And I struggled to shower and eat   … Continue reading Happy

The children

They would canoodle and swoodle and oodle and boodle and cajole and rumble and fall   They’d get up and they’d play and dance every which way and entice everyone each one and all   They would complain when they’d suffer some pain and bruises and oozes and which   But they’d always get well … Continue reading The children

Lucky

It happened.finally.only yesterday I realised whyFires burned day and nighta day at the cinema changed my lifewe came home that day to a shell of a placepossessions lost – distraught, defaced.The rest of the war spent in another’s armsoutside London on a bourgeois farm.but where to now – a Southern Hemisphere yard?where brown grass turns … Continue reading Lucky