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I am co-director of the Leaping Word Poetry Consultancy, which provides advice for poets on writing, editing and publishing, as well as qualified counselling support for those exploring personal issues in their work - https://theleapingword.com. My fifth poetry collection, Learning Finity, is now available from Indigo Dreams or directly from me.

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Happy Birthday, Ted!




Dru has written a poem for Ted, who is five today:

To Ted on his birthday

I hope your birthday brings you
A cowpat nice and wet:
Some extra smelly fox poo;
No visit to the vet;
Much illicit snaffling
Of someone else's dinner;
Not too much that's baffling
For a hairy piebald sinner.

Dru Marland


Ted really likes it apart from the sinner bit.   And the waiting around to sample the cake.



Hurry up!


It's my birthday, not his!


If I stare long enough, it will gravitate into my mouth ... 

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