Silly Boy – Written Tuesday 9th June 2020 (Aged 45)

Silly Boy

i will be okay
just feed me
with your dreams
and water me with love

i will be fine
just romance my dictionary
spoil my words
kiss gently my alphabet
and hold back my hurt

i will be okay
silly boy
who kicked a ball
over the wall
broke a window
and then they ran away

just take me out
and be comforted
by my hope and not my doubt
learn my dreams
like your wallpaper
of stolen childhood scenes

i will be okay
just look after me
when i am tired and sick
when my personality is bruised
and it feels like i no longer fit




James Garratt – Tuesday 9th June 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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