Really Awful Pa’s Sport


Today we had another wait
Although less of a queue
But finally this was the date
We got the photos through.

I’d also had an SMS
To say passport was there;
Did I collect it? Answer: YES!
But wait did make me swear.

The new passport looks pristine next to the old, well-worn ID.  Just as well the latter is being replaced with a card!

The new passport looks pristine next to the old, well-worn ID. Just as well the latter is being replaced with a card!

Much Better half and I applied
At same time, as you know;
We had to take it in our stride
That hers was still no go!

So if I push off overseas,
From that, one has to find
The passport office now decrees
I should leave her behind!

The other occupation of today was to continue the placing of my jigsaw of slasto slate slabs, and sealing the new entrance-side deck with roof tiles so that I can build in  covers matching the wood underneath in due course.

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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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12 Responses to Really Awful Pa’s Sport

  1. Gobetween says:

    Deck looks great. They would like to see you again and again, it might mean they like you.

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  2. Fortunately the passport office has lost all credibility – which means that you do not need to heed their decree.

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  3. Desdi says:

    You say it well in lyric time
    your octaves fall to six.
    The pleasant alternating rhyme:
    keeps rhythm in the mix.

    Your patience merits just rewards –
    your port shall soon be passed.
    while bureaucratic overlords
    lend meaning to “less fast”.

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  4. When are you planning to go overseas? Far too much to expect that they should both be ready at the same time. 😳

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  5. Grannymar says:

    Sounds like you had almost as much trouble as I did with renewing my driver’s licence. I do like that decking.

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