Warning

After getting my arm stuck between bedside cabinet and bed for twenty minutes, you’d think I’d learn but apparently not…..

A Warning

Instead of sadly thinking ‘bout places you can’t  go
I have a very handy tip, which I want you to know
Fill the day with cleaning and other put off chores
Clearing out the garage or scrubbing concrete floors

But don’t go turning mattresses, ‘cos I got mine quite stuck
Trapped twix fitted wardrobes, I just ran out of luck
Safety rules ignored, I relied on push and pull
If someone says it’s easy, then they are talking ’bull’

It doesn’t just flip over, it isn’t even light
It doesn’t give in gracefully…it requires a mighty  fight
Just have a little think of what to do instead
For if you value life and limb……..do not  reverse your bed

Glenys Halliday

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Silversurfer9
1930 Up Votes
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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Kes
13th Jan 2021
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I’ll admit it’s a devil of a job for one, but I did manage to turn my king size round, not over, a few weeks back. Hope you didn’t do any serious damage to yourself.
Silversurfer9
17th Jan 2021
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Wow I am impressed, but I won’t be doing that again in a hurry, may have to get a new mattress when it needs turning......then two burly delivery men can sort it
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Ouch! Hope your arm is ok - can't imagine how you got fee 🙂
Silversurfer9
13th Jan 2021
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Not sure it was desperation or perspiration, thought I would be found by flies on window. Couldn’t reach phone to call anyone and a) nobody had a key and b) I wasn’t dressed.

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