Tag Archives: friendship

Like me, love her!

Yes, catches the eye. What’s wrong with that? Great skin and set off impeccably by any colour you can think of. Turns heads, yes and never bats an eyelid. So, what?Dances with tremendous grace into other people’s hearts and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Daughter

She sounded warm enough But why did I feel like I was walking on egg- shells, like the ones we used to pick on the sea-shore, her hand pressed into mine, in one grip-for-a-life- time, o, why did you have … Continue reading

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to be fifteen again

To be fifteen again, They flew  down, leaving  husbands  behind, Chores forgotten,  leaves of absence  in  place. To be fifteen again, They dressed up in the gay colours of girlhood, Shrieked with abandon, giggled and ogled! To be fifteen again, … Continue reading

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A clean job

He was obviously the ring-leader; he had that unmistakable air of command. The other two scurried about under his directions: the plastic bags swelled up with their booty, the fruit of toil in the wee hours of morning. Finally, the … Continue reading

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The Liqueur Box

The Liqueur Box   A chocolate truffle made my day The sprinkle of wine- the scent Running deep- an old ravine.   The latticed chocolates- white and dark, Like emotions of every hue- some stark, Some mired in layers within … Continue reading

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