So maybe tomorrow

I am in a pub
where the landlord says my name
after the words What can I get you?
It’s funny the things that make us cry.
Today it was a man
with a perfectly round head
singing every word of a Stereophonics song
under his breath,
raising a half pint glass.

© Carl Burkitt 2021

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