Neville

Diary Note

Diary Note

 

A year ago today I wrote

I rode her like a rowing boat

Both up and down and fore n aft

Dear lord she was a splendid craft …

…..

Today though, she is but a scribble in the

margin of an old diary I found while packing …

 

Comments11

  • Robert Southwick Richmond

    Both you and she deserve better. Give her a call! - I remember a distressing number of women like that, decades ago, who've now died. But I'm 81.

    • Neville



      .... I dont believe everything I read, it doesn't stop me from enjoying some of it though .. or writing it .. congratulations ...

    • dusk arising

      Neville

      Thoughts in the middle
      when reading old scribble
      you know the crack
      you can never go back
      just sit in a corner and dribble

      • Neville



        .............. Ha .. thanks for both the visit and for reminding me DA .......... Cheers, N :)

      • Doggerel Dave

        I cannot get it - don't any of you have rich and cherished memories?

        • Neville



          ................................................. Maybe you just need to read more

        • Goldfinch60

          Those 'scribbles' of the past can bring back such fond memories.

          Andy

          • Neville



            ....................................... they can indeed Andy ............ cheers my friend .. believe it or not, the inspiration for these came from an old speedboat my father built and someone nicked the outboard

          • Michael Edwards

            Love it Neville.

            • Neville



              .......................... Many thanks Michael ................ you can tell I'm moving, cant ya .........

            • orchidee

              Ahh, you mean you had a speedboat? What would I know? lol.
              Or - again, should I meet this lass?!

              • Neville



                ............................. My Father was a boat builder Orchidee .. I had several crafts over many years, including a pontoon called 'Twenty-one Up' ............................................. Cheers

                • orchidee

                  Ooh, really good!

                • L. B. Mek

                  I think anyone can relate to this write of fond reminiscing, for something we once assumed would ride - ever high, in that highlight reel of our lives landmark mementos...
                  a wonderful read my friend, delectably worded with that touch of graceful subtlety, you weave so effortlessly

                  • Neville



                    ... welcome words indeed and from one who sees beyond looking .. many mighty thank you's my friend ...

                  • Fay Slimm.

                    Ha - - Clever cover to freak out the naughty-minded - well I knew it was not what it seemed........... x

                    • Neville



                      ................... indeed dear Fay .. to some, I am so transparent, they can see write through me .. many thank you's my friend ... x

                    • Robert Haigh

                      Reading old diaries or journals can take us back to some cobwebbed corner of our mind! A fun write, constructed with skill!

                      • Neville



                        ... Much appreciated sir and far more so than you may well imagine, I imagine ... Neville

                      • Romantic Bloom

                        Dear One, well I hope you had a splash of a time sailing her ! And when you embarked at the peer, you realized m There's no beauty greater than the one who captured your imagination, and made your diary

                        • Neville



                          thank you RB .. much appreciated.. these words were inspired by an old speedboat .. honest ..

                        • Christina8

                          Splendid work dear Neville....

                          • Neville



                            ................................... Neville thanks you kindly Christina & truly tooly too .............................
                            :)



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