Tuesday, December 30, 2014


poem for Catherine

I'm female, right?
Well, true.
But I was never having kids.

The atomic clock
tickticktick to midnight
bunkers in our dreams
not you.

One day I said
"why not"
a different ticking.
so we did:

you; my greatest irony.

Merilyn Childs, 30/12/2014

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