Margaret Alice

Rookie - 3 Points (The Crystal Age / Pretoria - South Africa)

Best Poem of Margaret Alice

'Find Such Fun 03/10/09

When things are going well, I forget man-
kind’s sufferings, but then we race through
the land in hubby’s big new car, eating junk
so that I grab the psalmbook to find refuge
against the arrows of allergic evil

Start reading Psalm 38 as rhymed in Afrikaans
by a Revisionist Commission in 1936 and find
such fun in the sufferings of a fellow allergy-
sufferer who seems to have a hangover also,
making me laugh, thus I feel better again!

The Psalm and Hymn Book published by the Dutch
Reformed Church,1958; Psalm 38 ...

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The Anonymous Soliloquy

I write
to unravel my mind
to clear the chambers of my conscience
to sing a song that won’t disturb those
who never want to listen
when I adore a tune and want to share
the emotion with a loved one –
who isn’t there

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