Schools Out for Supper

by grimbeau



Brenda, Hilda, Daily Dampener, Cleo’s Panda:

All Jolly natter past my open window.

A routine mantra measuring out huge

Dollops of pre-school childcare: tendergarten

Sucklings and seasoned toddlers bloodied, bibbed

and tucked, for the battle, the preparation

for bigger battles with the big bad world

After a supper