Posts tagged ‘weather’

October 31, 2016

Diana

I proposed in the pub

with the beer he likes.

 

Tore a strip from my notebook.

It was cheap and to hand

 

when he went to buy a drink. I folded a circle;

the rip was barely visible I made it so neat.

 

He took it off. Thought it was a joke.

The paper wouldn’t stand the rain

 

as we sobered up

waiting for the bus.

 

©Lydia Allison 2016

Foxglove Journal

I proposed in the pub

with the beer he likes.

Tore a strip from my notebook.

It was cheap and to hand

when he went to buy a drink. I folded a circle;

the rip was barely visible I made it so neat.

He took it off. Thought it was a joke.

The paper wouldn’t stand the rain

as we sobered up

waiting for the bus.

southerndown-picture

Lydia Allison is a Sheffield-born poet whose current writing stems from a love of weddings and wonky romances. She is a member of Writing Squad 8 and has appeared a number of times both online and in print, including two of Pankhearst’s Slim Volumes (This Body I Live In and No Love Lost). She enjoys a range of modern and contemporary writers, particularly female American poets. Her other favourite things in life are the Yorkshire countryside and cake for breakfast. Follow her…

View original post 13 more words