Perking up

Man ‘flu
man blue
who knew
that?

back at the flat
flat on my back
sneezing and wheezing
and Captain Morgan is
teasing me,
yo ho ho.

I want a refund

this one day malady
is leaving me
and it’s only been sixteen hours

cutbacks I suppose
even the runny nose
walks.

© 2019, John Smallshaw.