Michael Edwards









Knock knock smack smack

bang bang whack whack

pound pound tap tap

rap  rap-a-tat-tat

cuff thud and  thrash

swat slug and  bash

I can’t ignore it any more

I’d best go see who’s at the door.




Knock knock the creaking door

Swings wide

And footsteps on the flagstone floor

Are heard inside

Her eyes look up her face alight

Arms open wide

Knock knock she welcomes me tonight.







  • Goldfinch60

    Two good ones Michael.

    I hope all is well.

    • Michael Edwards

      Thanks Andy - yes feeling a lot better this morning and the wound has now settled down. Still feeling a bit emotionally drained and i guess boredom will settle in as I am usually so proactive but will keep a low profile until the new year.

    • orchidee

      Are these two fine stanzas linked? Was it (1)Miss Berles knocking at the door, and then (2) you let her in?!
      Another daft thing people say: 'I wonder who that is at the door?' But how will they know unless they open the door? It does help to do that!
      Best wishes M.

      • Michael Edwards

        That was Miss Berles - she studdied as a Knockerer upperer at Yale.

      • dusk arising

        Aww for a moment there i thought it was going to be your pet dawg come home and overjoyed at seeing you.

        It will all end in tears.

        • Michael Edwards

          What will tear it? No dawg here but wouldn't mind one.

          • dusk arising

            My typo.... i meant the wedding cake, in tiers.

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          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            KNOCK KNOCK
            Who's there ?
            Cash who ?
            No thanks ~ I'll have a PEANUT !

            HI UNCLE MKE ~ Pleased your are recovering. Love your BALON ROUGE Painting a Classic. I'll commission one when Angela & I start a Family ! Angela has posted ~ A Seasonal Octet of Doublets ~ Seasons of My Mind ~ please check ~ THANKS ~ Yours BRIAN

            • Michael Edwards

              I've done several commissions of the family so just ask. Cheers Brian -

            • orchidee

              How's that evening going M?

            • onepauly


              • Michael Edwards

                You bet - you don't come any closer to the end of the line .

              • Tamara Beryl Latham - The Poet

                Nicely written Michael. Hope you are feeling much better.

                Thanks for posting. :-)

                • Michael Edwards

                  Still with post op pain and seeing the nurse for wound review on Monday but feeling better in myself - thanks so much.

                  • Tamara Beryl Latham - The Poet

                    Michael, I missed what happened to you initially, but have seen posts where people are wishing you good health.

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