When Father Papered the Parlour, Val J Chapman

 

When Father Papered the Parlour

 

I never was too good at DIY,

Though I was pretty good at saying it,

DIY, but why?

 

So when it came to papering my lounge,

I had a bet; that I could make a go of it,

And believed I could, and yet,

I found the task quite daunting;

The walls weren’t straight, for one,

So it really was a challenge just to get the paper on.

 

And not just that, the pattern match was difficult as well;

The bluebells ended up in the trees

And the branches all had grass instead of leaves.

 

Oh well! Next time I’ll just paper the windows;

I’ll have a lovely outlook then.

 

 

© Val J Chapman 4th March 2021

 

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