When Was Playtime Over? – Written October 2008 (Aged 33)

When Was Playtime Over?

when was playtime over?
did it ever start
did they ring the bell
but not your heart
when did the sadness
creep in,
and play roulette
when did childhood
stop becoming a safe bet
and when did hope,
a crumbling chateau
with space to let
when was playtime over?

James Garratt – October 2008

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