Monthly Archives: December 2006

PHYSICAL ATTRACTION

My quizzical re-action to this physical attraction is; ‘Whatever is it, draws me to him so?’ …I just don’t know. He isn’t tall and handsome for, in stocking-feet, he stands some four-foot-three and I am nearly six-foot-two …quite hard to … Continue reading

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McDOUGAL HIPPOPOTAMUS

McDougal Hippopotamus sat down in his armchair and pondered on the question why he had no kilt to wear. He was a Scottish Hippo, born and bred in Glasgow zoo; to wear a tartan kilt, he felt, was what he … Continue reading

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LUNCH WITH MY PEERS by Marion Sharville ©

Book by eleven, pay by twelve. Are you diabetic? No? It’s roast pork, today. I pay and look for a vacant chair. The room, awash with bent grey heads and the busy chatter of dentures; noise only silenced when lunch … Continue reading

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GREEN REGRETS

Come in, little one, come in, sorry about the mess. We’ve looked everywhere but found little there, while searching to find happiness. There’s been such a lot going on, we just haven’t known if, on our set course, we’re on … Continue reading

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ON EXPECTING A GRANDCHILD

Welcome, little one. I have looked forward to your arrival; my love already there, waiting to grow; your face, your personality as yet unknown; a mystery to unravel through the years. This brimming cornucopia of questions, ideas, emotions, yet to … Continue reading

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