|High Wycombe, 8th November 2015|
A Minute's SilenceStand here a while and I'll tell you
If the guttering's clogged up with grass
Or if a shower of pigeons passed
While those two still necking on the ridge
These same shop fronts in '29
Have seen this scene a hundred times
While those two strut and brood
We limp along, our lives, our loss, oh look..
.... A lady's collapsed
Was it the weight of years or tears
Or just that weariness came to pass?
We're here to honour the fallen
Well, here's another one, alas.
(c) O Derry Boy 2015