The Groundsman’s Marriage

It wasn’t easy

(It never is)

To repair the ends

Between the showers

Of our endless arguments

But regular use of the light roller

With judicious use

Of the elephant’s foot

And a straight edge

Gave us a true surface

To play on

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CLP 08/04/2019

n.b. NaPoWriMo 2019 Day 8 prompt: Workplace terminology as metaphors. A streaky innings here on a drying pitch.

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Christopher Perry

Liberté, Equalité, Humanité

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