Author - Sue Mullinger and Gill Kirkby

SO MUCH FOR THE BROLLY

SO MUCH FOR THE BROLLY Shopping is a chore, essential, but a bore I set off with two bags, I wouldn’t be long The sky was looking black, I’d soon be...

Lists

Every night she wrote a list of shopping needed and Lucy placed it in her purse. It was Tuesday and she looked in her handbag to put away her bus...

Song

I was attempting difficult jigsaw, when I heard it! Playing was my favourite song – all superb notes! I imagined beach by end of first bar...

Still Young

Still Young I think I’m still young ‘til I look in the mirror, Then deep wrinkles are all too obvious too see! Crows’ feet eyes but inside I know I’m...

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope A kaleidoscope of colours were lighting up the sky as she walked home from the doctors surgery. The middle- aged woman; was enjoying the...

The Wrong Time

The Wrong Time I shouted aloud but she didn’t hear her name! Whistled but her lack of reaction was the same! I could see my friend farther along the...

JOE’S LAST FLIGHT

JOE’S LAST FLIGHT Joe stepped on the plane for the last time The feeling of dread took a hold His stomach was churning, as wheels started turning The...

INSOMNIA

INSOMNIA

Again I cannot sleep. A herd of prancing sheep Have failed in their one mission. But they stare They’re totally confused, and I am not amused There’s...

Where’s Grandma?

Where’s Grandma?

“Have you seen mum?” “No, not for ten minutes” replied Jennifer. “I saw her when we got down from the dodgems! I think that was the last time!” “Yes...

Plain Sailing

Plain Sailing

The natural made rock structure looked magnificent in the moonlight. It was a cold October evening with numerous stars in the sky but Joe and Mary...