Early Doors

Fancy coming for a beer?

Not for me, I’ve got to run

Come and have a swift one here!

Oh, all right, but just the one.

Thank you – could I have a half?

You know Matt and Loz and Suzie?

We’re all having a good laugh!

Soon I’m starting to feel woozy.

They are such a jolly crowd

And the repartee’s so witty

Perhaps another drink’s allowed?

Leaving now would be a pity.

It’s my turn to buy a round.

Five pints and a Gin and It

Have you change for twenty pounds?

Suzie’s looking pretty fit.

God, this lager’s really strong

And the glasses have got bigger

Have you lived around here long?

You have  such a lovely figure.

Can it be my round again?

Now the room has started spinning

Do you fancy married men?

Something big is just beginning.

Have I said your eyes are blue?

Who’s bought me another litre?

Someone on the phone for you

Think she said her name was Rita.

Hello darling – yes, it’s me

You’ve just cooked a lovely pasta?

Just another glass or three

Helping me to get home faster.

No, I’m certainly not squiffy!

What d’you mean, I’m sounding boozy?

I’ll be home in half a jiffy -

And I want you to meet Suzie!

Richard Vaughan-Davies

I retired to the Cotswolds ten years ago after selling the retail business in North Wales which I had built up over forty long years. Fortunately for my sanity most of my time was spent creating advertising copy and promotions, which dramatically increased the business and taught me the power of words. Being a member of the Chippy Writers’ Group encouraged me to attempt a lifelong ambition to write a novel. Recently published, In the Shadow of Hitler is a romance set in the ruins of bombed-out Hamburg in 1946.

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