OU blog

Personal Blogs

Weddin

10

Visible to anyone in the world
Edited by Aideen Devine, Wednesday, 18 Aug 2021, 17:29

This is another one from the creative writing course.  It came from memories of 1980/81 and contains some very personal references along with some of the political events of the time.  It was the year I turned 18 and it was a pretty miserable year for me.

  

10

 

10, Maggie’s Den.

Maggie, Maggie, Maggie

OUT! OUT! OUT!

 

10, happy birthday,

Eighteen now, no child here.

What do we want?

 

10 Men Dead,

Black flags and funerals.

Political Status!

 

10 Gold medals,

Games without false tears.

When do we want it?

 

10 years gone,

Wondering where you are,

Now!

Permalink Add your comment
Share post