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 […]

Bank Holiday Blues

Wouldn’t you know it would rain today? A typical Spring Bank Holiday… This extra time for R ‘n’ R With all but the hardy Confined to their car, Precipitation, the State of the Nation In the tacit absence of prestidigitation… Though why we should ever expect a change, The simplest of a weather exchange, Is […]

Great Outdoor Life Fixation*

Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden. Out in all weathers, or so you pretend. Leisure time spending ‘exercising’. Four-balls socially enterprising. Grip Offset Line of flight Failures of eye-sight… Gone six hours One day each weekend: Love to go more were it not For your friends, Grateful indeed for One day’s escape, though Little improvement rather Fixes […]