For a minute

 

For a minute you thought
like a mythical hippo
that it was Monday.

Eat blueberries.
Yesterday’s treat
is tomorrow’s mythical cure.

*

Rachel McAlpine

A natural slip

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Last night
I ate a snack
of gruyere, gherkins
and potatoes.

Later checked my diary.
That squiggle did not say
‘meeting OOW’
but ‘Tom Scott’s play.’

*

Rachel McAlpine