When you are small enough, the world looks very different.
thank you mums
when blessed with a wilful child
in transit, on the way
Washing linen hung out to dry.
conversations at the bus stop
... each pendulum swing slicing time
Dedicated to every tired, worn-out parent who wishes their kids would just grow up already.
Try to explain to a three-year-old why her grandpa's in hospital by the grace of God and not lying my God it is hard both to explain high religion and base mortality shy of turning it into causality. We believe in God the Father Almighty Creator of mothers and fathers and sons and grand-daughters who… Continue reading Life support
at the children's section of the library you read six books to me, us both huddled on the floor, surrounded by other children, mothers, fathers also reading, jumping, running punctuated by the occasional scream. For a while I felt we were like everyone else; just another seven-year-old breathing life into words and his father also,… Continue reading Yesterday