Monday, 18 July 2016

short forms 18th July 2016

she wears
a green jumper
in the style of Peanuts
The other kids at school call her
Charlie


© Rachel Green 2016

fresh-cut grass
morning sun picks up the colours
crisp packets


© Rachel Green 2016

eighties culture
big hair and shoulder pads
public libraries
a young lad takes pride in his
record collection


© Rachel Green 2016

altered plot
no longer three days apart
but a few hours

they are still separated
by the rigid cut-off line
of school attendance age

Oldest in her class


© Rachel Green 2016

simple thoughts make her sad. Tears.

© Rachel Green 2016

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