Delivery of life

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)



I heard the postman sneaking into my garden again
His mail was boring as usual my friend
but he brings a bit of life to the sceen you know
He carries these gifts often and then has to go
Never getting to see the people opening them
Some are expensive, others cheap as hem
Like those he delivers to outwardly
He gets to know you like this inwardly
With these little glances into your life
To assume you're a horder or a shopaholic wife or well loved, sometimes famous firefighting marcial.
Sometimes though, he delivers more than the parcel.
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Written on September 27, 2022

Submitted by HeatherLydiaThornhill on September 26, 2022

Modified on March 22, 2023

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Scheme ABCCDDEEFGH
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 541
Words 101
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 11

Heather Lydia Thornhill

Moods and mindsets poetry. Published. Book in progress: Don't talk rot. more…

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  • astovesstoves
    There you go keep the light of love open then patiently wait to see what happens you never know just keep your eyes up and you might find something you like or someone you like.
    LikeReply 11 year ago

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