Laura Sheridan

Photo by Fabian Albert on Unsplash

Mondays are too raw, Tuesdays
a little better, Wednesdays
half-way — and the anticipation
begins to build

till Friday evening
when I drive down
to that little railway station
and wait for the train to come in, for you
to come traipsing up the steps — long
fuzzy hair, striped scarf, weekend
bag —…

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Photo by Ekaterina Shakharova on Unsplash

if love is down to hormones, pheromones
and some sort of inner chemistry that appeals
to the subconscious

if the feeling of euphoria
after a mother has given birth
is caused by oxytocin — an evolutionary safeguard
a maternal feeling induced
by chemical reactions
to ensure one’s offspring survive

then…

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Laura Sheridan

Laura Sheridan

I write to entertain, explain…and leave a tickle of laughter in your brain.