Who stepped over this pavement under my feet?
was it someone I knew?
was it someone I loved?
these tiny feet next to father’s.
her hand in his
it happened only yesterday,
it was me
only 70 years ago.
Corgi, ACD or Poodle do not know
that Christ was born in a stable
or why are children standing in a row
curious for all the presents on their table
why are family members suddenly good friends
and plenty of titbits and toys are waiting here
is that the new atmosphere to which it tends?
oh no, it’s only the short time of X-mas my dear.