Tag: family

Scruffy Pizza

One exhausting Friday night We succumbed to take out. And as we waited our turn in line The fish shop was invaded. A father with three under four Was valiantly entertaining and educating His young mob. He’d mastered the art of distraction Taught numeracy… Continue Reading “Scruffy Pizza”

Nippers

We have this thing in Aus, This thing that we call Nippers And every Sunday for 6 months The beaches are crowded Aged from ankle biting To teenage sauve and sophisticated These fluro pink vested kids Jump up and run for Flags They sprint… Continue Reading “Nippers”

Holidays

The morning dawns The birds awake Holidays No other sound to make The kids are blissfully tuckered out The house is content in cleaniless For me, My brain says time to rise This means today I have the luxury Of an early morning exercise.

Dreams in my head

I’ve got dreams in my head As I’m laying in my bed And it’s feeling quite frustrating; Yet the dreams are quite elating. I want to work with wood; And I’ve projects that I could. But there are life chores to be done; And… Continue Reading “Dreams in my head”

The daily hug

“Have you hugged your child today?” A billboard sign was posted. My mother took that board to heart A family line was toasted. Each day, each morning, each afternoon A hug was freely given. Now my day does not start true Until I hug… Continue Reading “The daily hug”