‘Dancing Days’ – Led Zeppelin
DIPPING INTO THE PAST…
A trip to Barnes Bysea, Castle Rising; lots of us, and driving home. Yes, there was a storm; lightning and ‘Kerosene’. After dropping our companions off, Miranda asked me in for coffee, and even though it was 2.30am, I said ‘yes’. Things got confused and Miranda became mysterious. I just went pathetic, and outside Blackberry Narrow in her car, I told her exactly how much I love her. She cried and I died inside. She wouldn’t stop crying and I was, at first, too scared to console her. We agreed to meet again and I knew that if we did things together and went out as friends then sooner or later our unity would define itself. Then we could go out with each other! And I gave in. I held her. Because I love her.
And it’s all one year ago this morning.
‘Naked In the Rain’ – Blue Pearl
I think I’m probably becoming a lonely person.
So who have I left in the world?
Flash, of course. But he lives miles away.
Donna, I hope. But she too is very far away.
Lilith, who rang today. She often seems to be less my type the more she rings and we talk. She dosses about a bit too much for my liking.
Miranda, now a pen-friend. Far away in Portsmouth.
Maggie? Well she hasn’t contacted me for ages. Nor has Natalia. Or Minty.
Then there’s Stan. But he’s gone to Leeds.
Audrey and I should have gone out tonight, but she had to cancel. And otherwise we never actually see each other.
Ash, Mooney, Marcus and co are nice folks, but I never get out with them thanks to all this financial hassle from the DHSS (my lack of cash).
Yes, I imagine that before very long I’ll be getting very lonely.
Oh, and I didn’t go to work at the lorry yard.
TV CHOICE: Coronation Street.
It’s a year since the tears fell, Miranda. Good god, why?
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