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Scenes on Sunday ~ P.S.S. Wingfield Castle

Built in 1934 as a Humber Estuary Ferry, this historic paddle steamer is now one of 3 museum ships moored in the marina just a couple of hundred yards from my garret.  In the summer I often go aboard her to read, relax, and sunbathe on the upper deck.  Marmaduke likes sunbathing and reading there too ~ he usually sits in one of the lifeboats.  (The square-rigger in the background is the frigate HMS Trincomalee, which is the second oldest ship still afloat.)

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Pictures taken with a Lumix

 

 

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Rejection’s Regret

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to suffer rejection in silence.

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In my eyes

you will always be strong

you would always please me

‘though your deeds are unsung

no raging Southern sea

no far-flung oceans

no white sand and palm trees

no heroic rescues

no chic fashions

no Parisienne frisson

only one sexual position

solid and dependable

partner not lover

I passed you over

for faster and younger

you have done better

than this failed go-getter

In my eyes

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words and picture by jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

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