Happiness

To mark National Poetry Day we thought we would share this beautiful poem submitted to Clydesider’s Issue 7 poetry competition by local poet, writer, historian and actor Bruce Biddulph. Enjoy! It’s there in smiles and welling tears we not long left behind It’s there still from the recent touch of intent simply kind. It’s there …

Happiness

Home Entertainment   In the garden, she cups petal fingers beneath the fluttering cherry tree. Pink snow, Granny!   Under a baby-blue sky, bunches parachute and drift. Nature’s confetti falls adagio on tissue-soft hair.   Later she holds her wee sister’s hand, swirls en pointe through my home. The radio’s tempo taps our toes.   …