when  i squeezed the bits of soap together

to one lump


i thought of you

doing it too and

realised what may be the reason why


saving soap and money obviously

yesterday we talked about the war


the rationing that i with my ignorance

only learned about much later



may have become your way of life

derived from many sources


then we spoke of the amputees

the trouser leg fixed up with

a safety pin




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