Thursday, 5 April 2012

A tipsy, tidy pause - Wedding 1 2012 NaPoWriMo Day 5 not the Blues

A tipsy, tidy pause

I take my new clothes, bold hair
and my newly mastered contact lenses
off to Edinburgh.

To The Royal College of Surgeons
for a short ceremony with Matt and Alicia's personal vows.
Then a celidih and a disco,
only two songs I know the words to,
but I dance and dance
and flirt and dance
and enjoy my friends, my husband
and my newfound confidence.

I miss my boy
but revel in reclaiming womanhood.

No carrot crusted hair
no yoghurt smudges on my dress
no ketchup scumbled on my cheek.

Woman, not mother, for a weekend.

A tipsy, tidy pause.

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