Hack

Dear Little Boy

who was sitting in front of me on the 214 bus yesterday

who had his arm wrapped up in a bandage

who was so curious about the Egyptians

who spilt orange juice all over his father’s lap

who randomly turned around and whispered to me

“Never jump on a trampoline if you’re holding some scissors”

THANK YOU:

you taught me a very important lesson

(or as you’d called it, a “life ‘ack”)

and inadvertently stopped me

from ending up with my arm in bandages too

(nowt to do with trampolines and scissors

rather baths and blades, but still

the message is the same:

don’t do stupid shit).

Keep up the precociousness, kid.

From “That Lady Wearing Sunglasses Even Though It’s Raining”

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