It Comforts Some
It comforts some to see life
as a journey to a happy land,
where the holiday sun never sets.
Heaven – no maps exist; no one
What To Buy A Woman
What to buy a woman who’s grown up with quality,
who sums its parts up, knows the names it calls us with?
What would suit a woman who wears the right decision,
One day, I took you to school on my shoulders, punch proud.
At first light, the heat was already as thick and itchy as wool,
and everything had the colour of a photo that has seen too much sun.
You swayed with the rhythm of my gait, little hands holding on
My Little My
The youngest bird has the widest beak,
Not one for playing hide and seek –
Straight for the kill, neck or gill.
Not one for elbows on the window sill.
Tessie, here’s a song for you, half a life in the knowing
Though water may pass by, it’s the river that is flowing
Eh? What’s that? You ask. Come again? I don’t follow
Things change, Poppet, and there are times, it can be hard to swallow. But