NaPoWriMo day nine and here’s poem number seven, it’s called Jellied Fruits and Dates. It’s slightly out of season but hopefully you’ll like it and it will invoke happy memories of your Christmas past…
A memory lodged inside my head,
a ghost of Christmas past.
We were watching the panto on TV,
I can’t remember which one.
All of us jumbled together
on the old grey sofa in the front room,
skinny arms & legs intertwined
or dangling off the edge,
waiting for Dad to peel clementines
and hand them over one by one. Continue reading “Jellied Fruits and Dates”