my disappearing role in disappearances

each ache of longing

for the good old times

becomes lost when coming up against reality

where the modernised live

in sterile places not the damp terraces of Crumbling Town

doors of which I repeatedly try to re-enter in my mind

but even they are attempting to make good their escape

leaving me alone in the new cold

stubbornly refusing to adapt.

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© Stef Wilde 03/01/2017  

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Tue 9th Jan 2018 19:59

your guess is as good as mine Leon and yes ladies a very traumatic event especially when you think you are nicely settled down for life.

god, I do miss those cockroaches and damp spores!


Stef

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Jemima Jones

Sun 7th Jan 2018 11:53

as Rose says the upheaval must be so traumatic but the changes in life have to go on unfortunately Stefan. Thank you.Jemima.

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Rose Casserley

Fri 5th Jan 2018 19:54

it really must have such a dramatic effect on those who have no choice when it comes to their old ways of life being changed despite the questionable 'improvement'

I could feel the dreariness in this one Stef.





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LEON STOLGARD

Fri 5th Jan 2018 09:28

Stef, have you been watching too many of the Victor Meldrew series? Times may be a-changing but are they doing so for the better?

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