Sketching and Zeppelins



To save on juice

I’m walking the three miles

Into town.


My books are going back

A week early

And for me

This is miraculous.


Tanya and Marie

Are just passing

As I drop the latch


We all flash our teeth


They share a house down

One of the terraces

And are known



The police visit

As often as anybody


Four legs

Two arses

And a whole chunk

Of trouble


I stay well clear


Under my arm

There are -


Edible fungi

Roman glass

And the latest

Record collectors price



A heavy lot


With Sainsbury’s


The library’s good detox

For me


Christine in local history

Is an old school friend


A few years ago

She was awarded a CBE

For her championing

Of the disadvantaged


I wiggled a couple

Inside of her once

When we were fourteen


Whenever we catch eyes

She pretends she

Doesn’t know me


I don’t push it


On the third floor

There’s an inexpensive cafe

Doing good coffee


And that’s where I’m going


Soon as I’ve found

Sketching for beginners

And anything

On Zeppelins.

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Tommy Carroll

Thu 17th May 2012 22:26

Ha ha I take Steve's point- maybe a Larkin as played in the style of The Long Goodbye (1973) — with Elliott Gould.

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