Not a piece that was shy about coming forward. From the first couple of lines to the final full stop was maybe 20 minutes. Here we are at the hour mark and it’s going out. But then again, good or bad, in these times it couldn’t do much else.
2016. (01August 2016).
I’ve watched my shadow shrink to nothing,
And watched it grow again,
But I didn’t think I’d be waking up,
First thing this morning,
On the branch of a tree,
Or waking up at all,
Hanging from a rope on full display,
Seems I’m gonna be helping save the planet,
With the ropes recycling,
Who’d have thought strange black fruit,
Could be so green,
Or that there’d be such a strong bond,
Between my Granddaddy and me,
© Jim Laing 2016.