Month: February 2021

Lord Gladstone

Lord Gladstone had a biscuit tin
which he would keep his memories in
sometimes he’d store them with his dreams
until they smelled of custard creams
then the lid he’d open up
and dip thoughts in his coffee cup
to roll them round upon his tongue
and remember times when he was young.

Mid Life Nonsense Verse.

the midlife crisis came and went
without a million dollars spent
on plastic surgeons for my nose
or all too tight Italian clothes
a sports car never was my thing
nor watches, chains or diamond rings
no younger belle to ease my fears
of the advancing autumn years
the one nod to my advancing grief
was a change from boxer shorts to briefs.