Happy Families

In the Younubogue Family can I have the daughter please? Oh, that’s me. And the sister? Me too. Wife? Mother? Aunt? Each card seems to bear a little picture of me. That must be because I play all these roles in this ever-increasing family. We all play multiple roles in fact. And as I watched … Continue reading

My Valentine

Here’s yet another silly poem, but hey, it’s Valentine’s Day!  I’ll stop soon I swear…   My Valentine, It’s been twenty-nine Times our love’s gone round the sun.   My Valentine, Glad that you’re still mine Like we’d only just begun.   My Valentine, Remember that first time When you came to my fair isle? … Continue reading

To a House

Great ugly block of concrete bricks. Yer driveway strewn with leaves and sticks. That stupid trailer on the grass, Still taunting me each time I pass.   Two rows of logs outside the door, When they are gone we’ll stack two more. A lopsided sign to welcome youse Whose entrance in our home we choose. … Continue reading