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The Magic Bus

The magic bus
made many stops.
Up in the air it went.
Gatwick, then Stanstead,
in the blink of an eye.
Here was a bus that was meant to fly.
In airports, through London, the Number 10.
Ends up in my son’s bedroom,
fetching and carrying passengers far,
through child-like dreams,
imagined through
a forest of forgotten
memories of my own.
Lying on the carpet,
playing with his big red bus
in the living room.

About Geraldine Ward

Geraldine Ward has been writing and performing various forms of poetry and prose from an early age, and is a regular contributor at the London Farrago Poetry Slam nights. She has published a number of books including the "Now" collection, and has featured in other publications including Katie Metcalfe's "Beautiful Scruffiness" series of magazines.

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