Is like a fog.

I was eight when she died.

All I can remember,

scrape from my


Is a photograph

of me in ‘The Goodies on tandem’ T-Shirt

In back-garden

of Glasgow garden

and her,

Grey haired

and blue


nylon or crinoline dress


Zimmer Frame

horn-rimmed glasses

and smile

That wasn’t a belly-laugh,

but one of those

duty for the camera

that were the stock


trade of 1970’s





Published by rodkersh1948

Trying to understand the world, one emotion at a time.

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