Let's  go  fly  a  kite!  

The Separation Circle





 Let's Go Fly a Kite! 

Aap Jaisa Koi

And You'll Be Like Clementine

A Social Conscience

Better Late Than Never?

Daddy's Girl Has Fallen Down

I'd Forgotten Just How Beautiful You Are


Miss Japan?

Neighbourhood Watch

One Out, One In

Out Of Your Shade

Step Into Twilight

You Are There

You Never Miss?

And You'll Be
Like Clementine
words & music Ed Hooke, August 1995    -     Ed Hooke 1995   -    for Sarah H & family




We knitted some clothes
but they'll never fit.
We made you a bed.
You'll never lie in it
& we sang "hush-a-bye baby"
but you never cried
& the mobile is immobile.
The nursery's unoccupied.
The sandcastles we dreamed of building
are washed out by the tide
& the dawn will never kiss your lips.
This child has died.

They tell me this pain
will ease given time
that soon I'll kiss your little sister
& you'll be like Clementine
but I can't forget the smiling face
that I've never seen.
Is this silence the epitaph
for whoever you might have been?
Oh how I've loved you.
How I love you still I'm left empty inside.
Now the world calls me to live again
but this child has died.
My child has died. 


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