Month: September 2020

Family

Unoccupied

An unmarked emptiness in need of signage.
Where are the big red letter signs Left Home
In the estate agents’ catalogues?
One embrace, one cooked dinner, one pair of apron strings, all to let.
One flown nest, not the same, semi-detached, open for lease.

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Funeral

Grandpa Amongst the Flowers

Grandpa lived amidst the flowers
Of the rose garden he kept with care
A legacy of thorns and petals
That makes us feel like he’s still there

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