Lockdown End

Lockdown End

A warning prior to lockdown end
I really must insist
There is  much I need  to do
So  I compiled a list

Cover my grey hair with dye
And there is not a doubt
I must retrieve my tweezers
Sort straggly eyebrows out

Then to check my makeup
Hope foundations not congealed
My skins acquired a pallor
Which I would like concealed

Omg the bra, for months
my busts swung free
I mean what does it matter
If only seen by me

Practice walking in high heels
I slouch around in slippers
When your feet have no constraint
They spread out, like flippers

Finally must shave my legs
Leggings cover up all hair
But stubble poking through my tights
Is a sight I will not share

So prior to exiting the house
Whole body needs a tweak
And as I have increased in girth
It will take at least a week

Glenys Halliday

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I have always written poetry but when my husband died suddenly I used it as a kind of therapy. I don’t usually share these unless I feel they will help someone in distress. The ones I share are mostly humorous intended to bring a smile in what I feel can be a very lonely world... I have written four booklets and now a Corona chronicles which is just twelve poems writ while I am in jail...oh sorry I meant lockdown. Am on my way for a second booklet.. Trying to make folk smile and take a minutes release from these difficult times helps me forget my sight problems..

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sunglasses nanna
22nd May 2020
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Applies to all older women I think
22nd May 2020
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Well I am hoping when I’ve had my eyebrows and legs defurred and my hair cut I will have miraculously lost the half stone of weight I’ve put on
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I think we all have a very similar list Glenys!

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