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One In Two

by Flyswat 

Posted: 26 October 2009
Word Count: 89
Summary: Hi all. I am sorry this is late. I tried all week to get this out of my head and onto the computer but it just didn't happen. Here it is to read anyway. It's a tad rough... but then I've only had a chance to write it out once and not tidy it.

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Engine runs
Eyes well up
Reluctant waves goodbye

There He would go
Every other Sunday
Just after 8pm

At the window
Net curtains hiding
What I did not understand

She wore no sympathy
Banished me to my room

Unlike my Nanna

I swore to
Never to do the same
Shed finger-comb my hair
Serve hot chocolate with custard creams
And dilute my pain

The engine runs
Its Sunday evening
A little after 8pm

I am He
And my children -
They are me!

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