David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

A Breakfast In Bed


Woke up this morning
and I could see
was my breath in front of me.
Dawn had awoken
without the sun,
just a bone freezing wind.
I decided my best option
was to stay were I was,
after all it was my day off.
I got up long enough
to put the kettle one,
made myself some cereals
and a very hot drink.
Then scurried back to bed.
I had a breakfast in bed
made by myself.
In bed, I was going to stay
for another two hours or more
as I had nothing really to get up for.

22 March 2008

Submitted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, June 08, 2011

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  • gordoninayr@googlemail.com inayr (6/8/2011 10:36:00 AM)

    I am who i am, was good medicine for me, would you look at my, young heffolant, and other rhymes, i would love to hear what you think good or bad.
    thanks, i write childs rhymes and silly things, bye for now, a like minded soul (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (4/20/2008 11:46:00 PM)

    Well that certainly sounds cozy, I certainly agree with JoJo and Allison, a heater would be nice indeed. Very nice poem David, a big (10) from me.
    Melvina (Report) Reply

  • Alison Cassidy (3/30/2008 9:55:00 PM)

    Strange - yesterday I began a poem called 'a slow day'. It had the same sort of theme as this one (isn't finished yet either) . But I agree that it's wonderful on occasion to just stop and leave life alone? Your morning sounds most appealing, but I have to agree with JoAnn about the heater LOL. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

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