For my aunt who is my rock, my guide and my friend – and knows what this picture means…
Happy Birthday xxx
Aunts – Virginia Graham
Children, when you have gone your several ways,
And have sought the long day’s
Happiness, and the night’s elusive dream,
Incredible as it may seem
You will turn, at some moment, like thirsting plants
To your aunts.
Now, aunts are not glamorous creatures,
As very often their features
Tend to be elderly caricatures of your own.
Aunts use eau-de-cologne
And live in rather out-of-the-way places,
And wear pointed white shoes with laces
Tied in a neat bow.
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