Samuel just adored his extensive stamp collection.
Days, weeks and months of love went into collecting them.
More often than not he’d just sit and look
At the old ones, new ones and Christmas novelty ones that lay in his book.
His favourite had drawings of Piglet and Winnie the Pooh,
No, wait! He also loved the Roald Dahl range and one with Dr Who!
Aargh, there were just too many from which to choose,
All he knew was there was not one he wished to lose.
One night Samuel’s mother saw him kissing the stamps on every page,
She thought it cute he’d found love at such a young age.
The next night, she caught him rubbing his willy on a Harry Potter stamp.
She grabbed the book, set it on fire and sent him off to boot camp.
© Carl Burkitt 2013