I think it was the Prime Ministers voice that I heard this morning

coming out of the radio

of a car parked up outside my house

I couldn't make out what he was saying

I was lay in bed thinking about my security

his voice was bassy and muffled

cos it was coming out of the radio

of a car parked up outside my house

I was lay in bed thinking about my security

my dreams had been very strange

a green and white striped baby animal

with two heads on four legs

was laughing at me

it had a monkey head and a tiger head

I think I was it's dad

it was laughing at my insecurity

the screeching of kids

on there way to school

could be heard over the voice of the Prime Minister

with tired parents in tow screaming

"Get off the road!"

I was lay in bed trying to think about my security

a song came on the radio

of the car that was parked up outside my house

it sounded modern and soulless

the Prime Ministers voice must've been on the news

it must be past an hour

probably 8? far too early

for me to get out of bed on my day off

far too early to wake up thinking about my security

ah! cold wet dim November end already

I must get paid and your days are endless

I don't have a sausage to eat or spend

there's a Christmas to pay for

I wonder if it's a kind of madness

if only I could sleep some more

I'm not feeling secure

this is a sinking morning

and I'm thinking about not trying

to stay afloat.

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Comments

Craig Snelgrove

Tue 10th Dec 2019 22:39

Thank you Po

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poemagraphic

Tue 10th Dec 2019 20:24

Craig this is very atmospheric.

Great use of repetitions.

Very enjoyable read
Po

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