03 January 2010

Andrew Forbes Watson

Scottie

hey
another year
Andrew Forbes Watson
Smith

be damned you’re older
Scottie – there’s elegance
in ageing you’ve made
exclusive haute couture

and the gemstone of
your youth, the Beryl of
mutable perseverance
rests there too

Happy Birthday!
© 30 November 2009, I. D. Carswell