Fifteen cents on the dollar

The diamonds come free when the Sun shines on the…see what I did there?
Just messing about, but not on the river, the boat’s in the shipyard, they have to refit  her.

It’s not going anywhere and neither am I.

Now
where was I?
oh yes,
not going anywhere
staying indoors beside her.

A chess set,
the Queen and
the pawn,
the knight takes the bishop
controversy is born.

She’s salty
and bolts me to
the floor and then
jolts me
with
checkmate.

Did you do
‘spot the ball?’
did you ever wonder
if the ball’s there at all?

Slightly off center
the Yankees invent a
new centre.

on a final note
the last piece of the jigsaw
is always under the mat
or
inside the cat,

take your pick

© 2018, John Smallshaw.