Unlikely tag teams

Socks and Work Stuff
Coat Hangers and Pyjamas
Umbrellas and Fairy Lights
Today we are boxes,
a pair of lost kids
lined up in a register
of temporary nicknames.
Ornaments and Plasticine Heads
Photo Frames and Harry
Llama Blanket and Miscellaneous
On Sunday
these unlikely tag teams
will split up throughout a new home,
smiling across the room.

© Carl Burkitt 2021

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