Moments – Written Thursday 2nd July 2020 (Aged 45)

Moments

i had moments
where politics courted my rage
i had moments
where i stood on a stage
i had moments
where ‘girls’ flirted –
attracted to a danger
that did not exist
i had moments
where i stopped looking inwards
because it was such a mess
it felt better to go elsewhere
and be much less self obsessed
i had moments
when i noticed –
areas of my hair turn grey
as if the years –
finally had something to say
i had moments
where my parents flew away
for one final time
and perhaps i always wanted more
like their approval to be mine
i had moments
where writing became a chore
the quality was shocking –
and the meanings were flawed
i had moments




James Garratt – Thursday 2nd July 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/

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