Mr Dark and I

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Struggling up hills challenges my age

but poses no problem

for my insubstantial companion.

 

HE can manage it lying down!

No aching joints or defiant lungs

in his fleshless,boneless form.

 

There again,HE would find it easy-

that voiceless negative of me

since it is I who am obliged

to keep him in tow.

 

Despite the fact that at present

he weighs nothing

and has no means of conversing

 

he can still tell me

using his stooping disembobied body language

how incapable we are both becoming

 

and how very much harder

over the approaching years it will become

for us both to keep meeting in this way

 

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Stef Wilde Feb 2016

◄ Hamelin man

Rough diamond ►

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Sun 17th Sep 2017 16:48

Thanks again Leon. Hope you and yours are keeping ok.

P&S xx

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LEON STOLGARD

Sat 16th Sep 2017 13:47

wow-this I love.Simply brilliant Stef

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Wed 3rd Feb 2016 20:22

Nice one Wolfie! mucho appreciated.


Obrigado Squire.

Stef

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Wolfgar Miere

Wed 3rd Feb 2016 17:43

This reads like a diary entry to me, and is brilliant.

Its like a man keeping a secret but intending that it be known after he has departed.

Really captivating.

Wolfie

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