Swallows and Amazons

Pursued by Swallows
We used to sit there
Bereft of ideas
Before throwing our poems
In the river
Whether complete or not.

Now we talk of Amazons
And nodding daffodils
Rattling words like rods
Across the river
With our pencils
Becoming slender daggers,

Chasing pirates
Across our dreams

By Andy N

Andy N is a writer, performer and sometimes experimental musician from the North West of England but seen most around Manchester, Trafford, Tameside and Bolton. Visit his blog, One Writer and His PC, here for more information and a list of publications.

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