We are incompatable


he and I
were food,
I would be a
home-made salad
of plain ingredients
mixed with the exotic,
jokingly garnished
with chocolate;
an uneasy contrast to
his ostentatious triple-tiered
celebration gateau from Sainsburys,
heavily sprinkled with impossible gold dust
making a bold pattern for all to see,
served up with custard and
three kinds of


©Jane Paterson Basil


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