Her way (edited)

to my mother

(special thanks to Archie, Albermund and Michel and coolhermit)

When holidays were for wealthier families,

mum made use of the large veranda,

a hose and her cheerful voice shouting 

“Watch out for those waves!”

while my brother and I

belly-slid along the wet floor

like baby seals, gliding

into make-believe.

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