Hand Me Downs – Written Wednesday 12th July 2006 (Aged 31)

Hand Me Downs

it is no wonder –
that she has been labelled –
as not very bright
after all, her hand me downs
have never look right
you fed her a diet –
of your fears and tears
you taught her nothing
and held her back –
labelled her with a condition
that she never had
those hand me downs
that we have from mum and dad
it is not wonder
that she takes these –
to her school
if only parents would use –
all the available tools
she is a princess
not something to be assessed by fools




More poems at
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/




James Garratt – Wednesday 12th July 2006

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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