I found some newspaper headlines from ever so far back in time When kids came to school If they came at all Tired and covered in grime. Where your chances of life were decided Mostly by family wealth And the poorest of poor had the worst schools Few hopes, Greater cares, Poorer health. When the [...]
I know I’m ill, but worse still; worse than injections, worse than pain Is knowing it’s my fault you’re crying Again. I want to get better, of course I do But mostly I want to be happy With you. I guess, while you kept crying, I learnt to accept. And I’m trying to roll with [...]
Bit ‘ot! Sweat and swelter. Seeking shade, enter shelter, Through to garden, seeking breeze. Not a leaf moves on the trees. Still too hot, can’t get by Me so sweaty, grass so dry. Should enjoy it, but I’m not Sorry, but it’s too damned hot, Too damned hot to wear this thing Sweaty, tight annoying [...]
I was unsure how to do this ‘Dad’ thing. What was my role? Holding a hand? Pushing a swing? Yet, there you were, this new unit: Madonna and Child. And where did I fit? So, I looked around and found, in my past And on screens, I’d seen: Hold fast and stay Love finds a [...]
does the sea mourn the wave that crashes to the shore?