Boredom and Disorder*

Lord, I am bored With this six week summer vacation An open-ended stretch of weeks With way more troughs than actual peeks, What with everyone else I know Having jobs where they choose when not to go: A day off here, a morning there, At times of rest when in need of self-care. Reaping the […]

A Day at the Races

Didn’t we have a luvverly time The day we went to Goodwood!¹ To be fair, I only went for the food -And company too, not meaning to be rude… A day at the races…? Of all the places I’d ever imagined I’d be This, without doubt, would be last on my list To date the […]

Smells Like Team Spirit*

Ah…Sport… Now there’s a thought. A curiously placed contestant In the scheme of entertainment: Something weird about bats, boots and balls For which, if I’m honest, I care little at all, While cheering fans transfixed with fear Consider the stuff of life ends here… Where the point of carrying on If your team’s lost the […]