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Edited by Aideen Devine, Friday, 13 Nov 2015, 13:25

A couple of short ones today, the first one is a little poem to my grandfather who died when I was eight and whom I still miss every day. 

 

The second one is about the word commence, and is self explanatory.  If I had my way I would outlaw its use completely,  

 

Blue

I miss you on those occasions

That mark our path through life

The turning points and celebrations;

But mostly when the clouds part

And I look up into the blue.

 

 

 

 

Commence

I have an intense dislike

For the word commence.

It’s full of pretence

And delusions of intelligence,

And people who use it

Are just the same;

They can’t start or begin anything,

They may only commence!

 

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