what will be will be

What will be will be


It was raining all day he sat morosely

on the balcony, today he sits on the terrace

and is still pessimistic despite sunny weather.

He wants to go back to his cottage in Algarve

to soak up the atmosphere of what once was

say hello to the trees, birds and bees and

things that annoyed him like dog crap outside

his front door and the holes in the road

lugging firewood, sleep under three duvet and

on top of two mattresses, he is not a princess

hear dogs barking in the night and feel safe.

Last time he was home had forgotten the keys

had to break a window inside the yard to get in,

despite this, he had slept well to the choir

of howling dogs, with a belly full of wine and bacalao.


◄ the revolt

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<Deleted User> (18474)

Thu 6th Dec 2018 07:20

I guess we dream of escape when our current reality isnt all it should be.
I am becoming a massive fan of your writing.
I look forward to each new one.
Thanks Mr Hansen.

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M.C. Newberry

Wed 5th Dec 2018 17:11

"The grass is always greener on the other side of the hill" - I recall
it being said.

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Paul Sayer

Wed 5th Dec 2018 15:38

This is great Jan it sounds like a narration at the start of an old film.

Very graphic, wonderful images, sounds, smells and tastes.

the last time my dog had a belly full of wine and bacalao he howled all night as well. lol

Loved this

<Deleted User> (19913)

Wed 5th Dec 2018 11:53

Reminds me of me at times ... Wishing I was somewhere else and not enjoying the here and now. I enjoyed vthis very much Jan.

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Wed 5th Dec 2018 11:35

The struggle to go or stay. Also sounds like a good night

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