This is my response to the earlier Flashback Track Friday prompt, where today we are thrown the track Momma Told Me and asked to answer:
What did your momma tell you?
At home, as my bedtime drew near,
My mom made her wishes quite clear,
That before my last blink,
I should visit the sink,
And, with soap, wash face, neck and ears.
I despaired of my homework, lost hope,
So I swore at my mum, couldn’t cope,
Then before I could blink,
She dragged me to the sink,
Where she there washed my mouth out with soap
I don’t remember much about my mum, in terms of pearls of wisdom. But I did jot down some random memories about her. I don’t mean them to be positive or negative, they’re certainly not a eulogy, just recollections. But I’ll stick with prose for the rest of the response ‘cos it’s easier to understand.Continue reading “Recollections”