Watch and Charm Bracelet – Written February 2020 (Aged 44)

Watch and Charm Bracelet

how am i?
ankle deep in spanish probate law
sat here,
with dad’s watch,
i can add it to mum’s charm bracelet
which i keep in a bottom drawer
two things,
i will hold onto forever more
little moments –
where tears escape even though,
i do not always know why
maybe it is for all those years –
that have flown or swum by
we keep momentos as reminders
keepsakes for those years yet to come
and my, how these objects,
can leave us so undone




James Garratt – February 2020


More poems at 
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/


More about this blog, The Boy Behind the Glasses, here
 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2020 here 
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2020/

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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