Put your arms around me
For when I’m not in the house to snuggle.
I made him a cardie
I didn’t think he’d wear it.
‘please can you add pockets.
‘Please can you add buttons
This is a whole different reaction to the jumper I made him back in 1987 when I thought he’d be cold when he came home from A Seven month tour of the Gulf; it was blue and green and turquoise.
And stitched together with big black stitches.
He spilt mayonnaise down it on Christmas Day and consigned it to the drawers