This and That

This and That had a quick chat. You go this way and I’ll go that, balanced on the brim of a hat. Said That, I which wish to set up this neither forget nor forgive any trespass near or far. As far as that goes, replied This, I’ll look forward to that there reminder, and…

Allotment of Melancholy

At the far end of the abandoned allotment, amidst a nest of thistles and thorny briers, melons grew, in the shade of a holly tree, and cauliflower, collared by an old cement wall, its once smooth patina worn rough, sand and gravel flaking and falling off, hairy creepers and mosses bolting on. Cheated out of…