Rooms I Will Never Enter – Written Monday 10th February 2020 (Aged 44)

Rooms I Will Never Enter

dad never opened up to me
intimate relationship,
something of a father son fantasy
so, as i sit here, work my way –
through all his paperwork
it does feel unnatural
these are the aspects of his life
that were kept away
but here i am,
and i feel like i am trespassing
because for all of my life
i have been outside peering over his fence
and i am now inside,
pouring over his life,
but now, without fear of prosecution
it feels alien and laborious
i feel like i have invaded,
but then, he never did open up to me
we could never be truly close
those intimate relationships,
seemingly he could just not cope




James Garratt – Monday 10th February 2020


More poems at 
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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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