2020-08-16 – Giver

an anticipation richer
than the gift,

a mad sprint towards the
fading skyline,

quit long after critics
say you’re finished,

save your wrapping paper
and ribbons for autumn
weather’s washy

and consider who most
needs your gift
on rainy


some smiles

Grumpy Gorman

image: https://sunnywithachanceofarmageddon.wordpress.com/tag/the-giver/

*loosely inspired by one of my children’s novels, ‘the giver’, by Lois Lowry

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