Some said Martin be wild
with his unruly red hair
his deep, penetrative glare
To be fair
I would agree
that certain degree
which would not be there
without the unruly red hair
without the penetrative glare
And, maybe you think
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he had not one single care
in this life
He certainly did not easily scare
as far as I be aware
It was something that hadn’t occurred to me before.
But I found the answer after a moment’s thought.
The uncanny likeness, the affection and more,
the cot, all the gifts and baby clothes he’d bought.
My Dad, the lodger, the new baby, and me.
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I quite literally turned blue with rage!
At breakfast I said, ‘Dad, do you really think I can’t see?’
Mentally, I calculated their difference in age.