It’s a caterpillar’s life

Suspended in mid-airThen shimmies to the groundLimbo time is overHe wants to look around Something odd beyond the bushesMaking him suspiciousBut the angel on his shoulderSays it looks delicious “Go on, Tom, be strong, be boldWinners never linger”Cautiously approachesA discarded fishfinger Crispy on the outsideSmudgy on the innerNo caterpillar has ever hadA more fulfilling dinner

You bring out the best in me

You bring out the best in meThe best in all I doWhen my standards don’t get reachedThe face I see is youWhen I feel trapped insideAnd struggle to break freeYou energise, drive, supportAnd find the best in me You bring out the best in meWhen all I see is greyYou provide the colour visionTo brightenContinue reading “You bring out the best in me”

An Ode to 2021

Dear next year, it’s new year’s eveAnd I think we need a wordTo think I’m talking to a yearMay at first seem quite absurd But, you see, it’s vitalIn the next year, that we findIt is nothing whatsoeverLike the year we leave behind 2020 really didFall well below the barShocking effort, didn’t tryThe worst ofContinue reading “An Ode to 2021”

13 December

Hello. Hi there. I’m sorry to disturb you, but..You’ve not seemed yourself for a whileI’m probably just nosey, getting in your way, it’s just..I can’t remember when I last saw you smile Maybe you’ll tell me, and maybe you won’tDoes it matter that I went out of my way?Months ago I noticed, weeks ago IContinue reading “13 December”

2.0

Ok. I’ll admit itI’m finding this one toughIt happened all quite suddenlyAnd I’m feeling pretty rough The weather’s bad, it’s getting coldWe’ve got nowhere to goIt’s getting dark by 4pmAnd time is moving slow The news is pretty awfulWith numbers on the riseAnd the ‘leader’ of the free worldStill clinging to his prize I’m gratefulContinue reading “2.0”