The Actor

Unused to the theatre
I thought I’d try my hand
and right on cue I went and fell
for the leading man

When my guard was down
He delivered his first lines
Well-rehearsed and confident
Beautifully – timed….

DEAR MRS ANXIETY

DEAR MRS ANXIETY
PLEASE GIVE ME A BREAK
EVERY NIGHT I SWALLOW
THE PILLS THEY HAVE ME TAKE
I GO TO MY BED EARLY
I’VE STOPPED WATCHING THE NEWS
I ONLY SMOKE OCCASIONALLY AND
I’VE CUT RIGHT DOWN ON THE BOOZE…


WHEN IT COMES TO JOHN

I avoid uncertainty – I like things to add up
Life needs careful planning, I don’t believe in luck
I keep things in order so that everything will fit
I stay away from drama, and things I can’t predict…

Genius Son

When I was a younger woman
(Some might say too young..)
I gave birth to a baby boy
A Genius son…