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Hump Day Poetry – Week 15 – The Retirement Medal

The retirement medal never arrived A small non-descript piece of metal Symbolising a career long spent. He asked why? His boss said she’d inquire Thought he should have long received it. He waited weeks, months, no word. He made his … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 14 – Tedium

Why does lunchtime Wednesday Alter my thoughts from work to the weekend? I stay focused until that time. I then wander into fantasyland The weekend prospects of party Of relaxing, of friends, of dinners. By rights I should stay on … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 13 – The Principal

It’s three in the afternoon At the end of a long day. Demands getting greater Staff not complying Students breaking out Parents constant complaining. He contemplates his office clock Another twenty minutes he thinks Then the hordes will rush out … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 12 – Missed the Hump

I missed the hump this week It’s the problem We future dwellers have. We find out we should have And could have but didn’t. But the beauty of living forward Is you get to go back and rectify your past … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 11 – Relics

Can you get over it? The pain? The turmoil? I feel it grabbing me Like a hand from the grave Pulling me back Dragging me down to that one place We fight tooth and nail to avoid. We set out … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 10 – Man on Bus Stop

Out walking with my companion We came across a man on a bus stop. Said man on bus stop stops us Asks me a most unsavoury question. Can he perform a lewd act upon my person? I am momentarily taken … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 9 – Where the Fantasy Lives.

Looking forward she thought it was good. Then again, yesterday was a good Or so she thought Of cakes and whistles and whirly gigs, Of snakes and flakes and strange furry bits. The old lady thought it couldn’t get any … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 8 – My Son

Today marks your 29th year of life. Who’d a thought all that time ago The scrawny underweight baby Would grow into be man you have become. Who’d a thought that day two months later When you were found black and … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 7 – Fairies in My Garden

There are fairies living in my garden I see them there each day Such wondrous sights they share with me Of fairy lights and fairy spells. I’ve come to know them one and all The Dew twins, April and May … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 6 – Melt my Heart

  Was it the room full of words I was lost within Where you first spied me Between the sonnets and the free verse When I spun a yarn of fairies Or was it one of my many tales of … Continue reading

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