Category Archives: younger

For people who aren’t yet adults, or who are adults but sometimes lapse.

First Born

For my sister   A middle child falls between a tick and a tock a right foot, a left a hard place and a rock a descant, a bass clef. I watched your firstborn feet go first, your older, steady … Continue reading

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I Love You With All My Nose

For my loved ones I love you with all my nose. See how it gleams and glows All through the frost night my nose glimmers brightly; my sparkles of love fly over the city to you. I love you with … Continue reading

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The Spider

A true story Dear teeny little spider on the bathroom wall however did you get there? This house has no flies. Whatever shall you eat? Dust? Belly button fluff? Dear teeny little spider on the bathroom wall where is your … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Teachers

Who knows?  Not me.    When the dining hall is silent                                                           … Continue reading

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The Saga of Jennifer Jones

Do not underestimate small girls   Jennifer Jones, all skin and bones, lived at number twenty-three. Her dad dropped dead, her mum got wed to Jason Pitts from Leigh-on-Sea. Jennifer Jones, all skin and bones, ran away from twenty-three. She … Continue reading

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I’m in Love with Wendy Wilkins

First love I’m in love with Wendy Wilkins I can’t eat or sleep or think Wendy Wilkins Wendy Wilkins Wendy Wilkins! I write her name in purple ink. I’ve got a crush on Julie Morgan it’s so bad I think I’ll die Julie Morgan … Continue reading

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The Colours

It’s not all kittens and unicorns   It was a blue day, such a blue day a stone in my shoe day a haven’t got a clue day a we don’t love you day   It was a green day, … Continue reading

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