My Monday Metrical Musings #80

"Hey Mr Flu I've missed you!" It's been two yearsWhere have you been?Were you underProtective custody?Or did Covid send you Into secret hiding? It's been two yearsI've nearly forgottenHow it felt to once againBe by you house-arrested!Laid up in bedWith a massive headacheMind groggy Nose drippin'Body chillin'Feelin' totally Depleted It's been two yearsTime again to … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #80

My Monday Metrical Musings #78

Don't stop walking I see youI doI hope you can knowSomedayThat I felt your daddy's heartacheAs he led you firmly by the handWalking nondescript down the laneHoping no one sees you twoHoping if not to endThen to at least fadeOut of sight Out of mindFrom prying eyes and furtive stares You looked miserable in your … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #78

My Monday Metrical Musings #77

Speedo Deleto! I don't get it I just don't get itAll the ugly folds On your worn-out SpeedoDoesn't it feel uncomfortable? Next to your wrinkled sandpaper skinSnow-white when seen under glaring sunbeamsHave you perchance not heard of surfboard shorts Or in your case maybeTry faded overalls?! Just cos the pool's a placeTo rest and relaxDoesn't … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #77

My Monday Metrical Musings #76

Why do I write? Why do I writeThese inane diatribes?Do I think it makes me appear cerebral?Other-worldly? Multi-capable?I must be deranged! Crazy! Insane!No one reads my musingsNo one gives it any time I wish I could put a stopNo longer these meaningless words to dropOut of the ether like JupiterSee I've gone off again like … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #76

My (Apr) Monday Metrical Musings #74

Warm and Wet It's what the weather folksjust saidApril's gonna be all warmand wet. Days of hot and densethick airDrenching my teesin sweat Each step I take amongtropical treesWill bathe me in thick moistureLeaving me to wonder... ...WHY ME?! Born in middle earthan islandSurrounded by endless waterendless warmthendless weatherThat never changeth Air mostly still and … Continue reading My (Apr) Monday Metrical Musings #74

My (March) Monday Metrical Musings #73

Sonnet #2 -- "Beware the Ides of March!" Beware the ides of March So Shakespeare's Caesar was warned Yet like him we fell right intoAnother bloodbath wrought on us all The month of March 2022 is almost goneStill that warning we heeded notJust look at the war now raging onShakespeare would have keeled over with … Continue reading My (March) Monday Metrical Musings #73

My Monday Metrical Musings #71

Sponge Daddy's glad to always beMy darling's little spongeTo absorb every tear ofJoy or woeTo soak it all in Letting you uncurl But son there's something I mustTell youEach time I hold you tightWhen you meltdown in angerOr frightPart of me dies just alittle each time As I hug you withevery last fibre of my … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #71