wordsout by Godfrey
The place where socks go
plans are not ambiguous.It clearly states the measurements
in several elevations, and the facings to be
heard all the complaints about suppliers,we’ve been through that a dozen times.
It’s your responsibility by contract,
you knew that when you
and make good now or under penalty."
up to you. Just get the job in hand.
do you mean, You just don’t understand?"
the first poem I wrote after an interval of about five years,
composed on a train
1980. It was on this journey that I made up my mind - or more
accurately, I found that my mind had made itself up - to
the Christian faith. Why this should have found expression in a poem
one side of a mythical telephone conversation between the project
one of his contractors, I have not the slightest idea, but
misunderstanding in human communication at all levels is a theme which
has been a constant thread in my professional and creative life ever
since so perhaps it was a suitable prologue for a period
of creativity which has continued ever since.