Happy Leap Day!

Ama Bolton’s irresistible poem for today!

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Leap Year

I wrote this in February 2016 and have not wanted to change it since.
The book I had in mind? I finished writing it. It leaped across the Atlantic in December last year, probably straight into the publisher’s waste-paper basket, though I shall not know for a few months. But I’ll still come up laughing. There are far more important things in life than getting published.

And if celestial navigation is something you wonder about, try this.

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  1. katelynchartist@gmail.com said:

    I am still not sure who wrote this poem, you? Or Ama?

    It’s good anyway.

    Hope you are feeling OK and not too paralysed with anxiety about this virus. The positive thing to hang onto is that the young apparently cope with it better than the old.

    And since Robin is not old and the children are young they will probably be OK.

    Her visiting for her next course may be a worry of course…..

    Good luck.

    We are all nervous though.

    XX

    • AMA AMA AMA wrote it! Reblogging on WordPress is SO annoying; I wrote a comment above the poem when I posted it to the effect that Ama wrote it, and it turned up at the bottom of the post! Ps I could never write anything as brilliant as this! Xx

      Sent from my iPhone

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