November 22, 1963

JFK forever young 1917-1963

November 22, 1963

forever young…JFK

CAN CAN DANCER GRAN.

I used to be a dancer / during World War 1 / your paternal grandmother said / as she sat next to you / on the seat in her / back garden…

WILL ONE DAY GO.

Sorry about / your granddad’s death / Judith said / as you stood / beside her / by the pond / at the back / of the house / in the woo…

MAGDALENE AND THE BEATLES’S FIRST LP.

Magdalene watched Mary / bend down to put on the LP. / The Beatles. They’d saved / up and bought it together. / She took in Mary’s stockin…

WITH DOGS

If you lie down with dogs / you’ll get fleas / Granddaddy said / and the stink’ll stick to you / and people’ll know / and you sat / next…

FALLEN FROM GRACE.

Find yourself / a nice girl / Gran said / and make sure / she’s the type / not to let you down / because believe me / my boy / there’s …

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Sitting With Nan.

You sat with Nan / in the back garden / of her house in London. / Is that a new suit? / She asked, looking / at you closely, / her eye…

SITTING WITH GRAN.

Gran half blind stares at the sky. / Her snow-white hair bushes out / In an explosion of curls. I used / To sit here with you on my lap,…

AFTER A WEDDING.

After singing in the choir / at the major’s daughter’s wedding / you were all invited / to the posh reception / and you watched / the ot…

BETWEEN LESSONS

Magdalene waits in the passage / for Mary to come. Other girls pass / by hurrying on to the next lesson. / Mary comes along swinging her …

GIRL IN THE GREEN RAINCOAT

Each evening she got / off the bus and crossed / the forecourt of the gas / station where you worked / wearing her knee length / raincoa…

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