Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,586 Points (25th March 1943)

Who Would Defray - Poem by Ernestine Northover

Stuck in a rut,
That's me, and shut
In by routine,
Do you know what I mean!

Boredom's set in,
Life's pretty thin,
What's to be done
When there's no fun!

Just need a break,
Would love to take
A few days away,
But who would defray!

Cos I'm totally broke,
And that is no joke,
So I'm sat here on my butt
Still stuck in a rut!

Any ideas?

© Ernestine Northover


Comments about Who Would Defray by Ernestine Northover

  • (7/12/2006 6:19:00 AM)


    I know what you mean. A trip to Yorkshire would do (if you can afford it) - you can inhale solidarity from the Brontes who suffered a great deal. I love the sounds of your piece. Susie xxx. (Report) Reply

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  • Brian Dorn (6/14/2006 9:33:00 AM)


    Ernestine, I'd visit friends or family for a few days and mooch off of them... good write! !
    Brian
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  • (3/5/2006 3:40:00 PM)


    Take a moment to listen to Micheal Flatleys, 'Lord Of The Dance' on your own with the lights off and no distraction.The rut will fill with something else.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • (12/3/2005 8:59:00 AM)


    I'll lend you a tenner so ya can go down the Bingo Ernestine.

    Sid John.
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  • (10/7/2005 9:49:00 AM)


    How about the poetry of Paul Verlaine while sitting in a cafe? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 6, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 6, 2008


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