Once Loved – Always Loved
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VINTAGE VENUS COUNTRY
Stored in deep cellar, many years. Rusty, dusty, exceeding musty.
When clean, beauteous sheen, silver, black; eye-watering gleam.
Owned by one ageing poet manqué, now manky from excess hanky-panky.
Poet not for sale.
Bike, answers to name ‘Dolly’, needs much love, rub-a-dub-dub.
Other bikes - dare to imitate – best flattery - priced £100.00-plus.
My darlin’s worth can’t be placed.
Hitch ride to – er - Hitchin, Herts, meet world’s greatest baker, queen of tarts.
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Author’s Note: This piece first appeared as Goodbye, Dolly in The A3 Review, Issue 2, published by Writing Maps.com, a literary magazine that folds out like a map.
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(© Natalie Irene Wood 20 March 2015)