General Poetry posted June 11, 2022


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A common saying many years ago.

Between You, Me and the Gatepost

by Barry Penfold

Between you, me and the gatepost
How often said and heard
A statement made in confidence
The closely guarded word
The knowing look, the elbow nudged
The eyelid closed; to wink.
All these gestures~ facial signs
The common ,binding link
A friendly ear~a kindly tongue
In things that matter most
A secret shared between two friends
And the ever silent gatepost.



No Rules Poetry Contest contest entry

Recognized

#139
June
2022


Gates and gateposts were common many years ago. They were very often the place to meet and talk. A record of those conversations remain with the gatepost.
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