i told you it was a level of buttercups
still is where the council have not cut.
now higher & here & there comes the
in colour with stature.
as i child i made tea with the seeds
& unable to drink for fear changed
the idea to perfume.
seems that you are trouble, is that correct?
it seems you need to let the birds sing
& not eat them?
i was hungry.
she came here angry & shaky at what you had done.
she doesn’t get that you are wild ones & do not know
her rulings on food.
does she eat animals though?
i expect so
her husband catches fish
Yes we are all aging together and it is part of life. There are compensations for me: things not allowed in youth are permissable now. So i gets plenty of ice creams….
I have mailed Carol as I see I am on a big day out next Tuesday so am unable to come over for the meeting, and I am sorry.
I remembered proverbs and wrote the bit below. Please send my greetings to all and also from Rosey. Have a good summer and maybe see you in Port.
we cannot always
find the pictures.
then, when we do
there is a dog standing.
i drive home along a trail of buttercups
high with yellow
& filling roundabouts, here abouts,
i think this looks neat and tidy with my mind.
the coucil cuts it down, leaving dead bits around,
then slowly it turns brown,
maybe that is others’ version of tidy?
( thanks to Jo for the confirmation)
( urban slang ,
neat – expression that means something is wonderful, terrific, or cool.
tidy -to describe something, someone or some situation that is good or pleasing)
foot pads the landing.
the dog is tired.
at some point i realised i only have the new testament
given me by a child psychiatrist.
the other testaments are in welsh.
i mostly read english.
they have an extra garden
as well as their own.
up the hill by the red house.
walk up with tools and summer hats
it is a gift as they leave the lane alone
where all grows wild.
“excuse me, i should like to go on holiday in september please.”
fancy that! I shall go to the foot of our stairs”
” no, no, i should prefer the steppes in central asia; i like
to travel the continents”
” yes i am inclined to agree; it will be an uphill journey
for us both.
to learn, to grow & to rise in status