Despairing soul unhidden by eyes azure
Anchor of one score years and ten exacerbates
Ungrateful product of family fatuous
Dowry from dimwits, legacy of the loathsome.
Yeti drained of emotion, spiritually spent
Will recompense for anni horribilis ever manifest?
Half existence sacrifice an act of unreconciled folly?
Avenues of joy anchor obstructed, duration decades
Townsend penned of joyless man, iris cobalt
Though ostracised for barren conscience
His dreams remained plentiful
Yeti melodramatically comparison makes.
Existential emptiness, joy bereft in his heart
Turgid sojourn not gripe; accepts scenario as is
Unappreciative anchor the wishbone in windpipe
Unsupported throughout opines the misguided marionette.
2 kids who've flown the nest, 1 wife whose flown with Jet2. Born at a young age in 1960's Leeds, the author became interested in the literary life when his wife bought him a dog. Having an allergy to dogs, he swapped it for a typewriter. Being unable to train the typewriter to retrieve tennis balls, he reluctantly turned to writing...... Website - www.writesaidfred.org