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What to do with the silver plated teapot?
A battered Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll survivor,
its etchings oxidised and pocked with milk spots.
I’ve checked eBay - be blessed if it fetched a fiver.
I leaf Mum’s wedding photos, thumbed and musted.
Here’s her and Dad - their faces, split with pleasure,
are mirrored in this gift’s felicitous lustre
as if they’ve just unwrapped some genie’...
Wednesday 14th June 2023 10:38 am