Remembering Patrick

Remembering Patrick ….

Wedding Anniversary

Fifty three years ago, we went and tied the knot
Didn’t have much money, enjoyed what we had got
Now the world’s gone mad, as I never thought I’d say
I am quite relieved, you are not with me today

You loved the hills and valleys, roamed over hill and dale
If ordered to stay in the house, your happiness would fail
Yes you would conform to rules, not cause anybody harm
Being kind to others, was all part of your charm

Though I know I couldn’t stand it and I would be enraged
As you stamped round and round the house, like a tiger that was caged
You thought that DIY meant don’t involve yourself
You really had no interest, in putting up a shelf

At the Horticultural Show, you’d never win a cup
Cos when you were laying turf I had to remind you ‘… side up’
So I’m happy you’re not trapped, content that you are free
But as soon as sanity returns, will wish you were back with me

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..

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