A Poem for Downsizers
The process of downsizing can be an exciting time. It can also be a time for contemplation and worry about what lies ahead. John Tidridge has written a series of poems that describe his feelings and thoughts as Maureen and he go through the moving process.
Years ago, it would seem, we came across Griesbach
Army Barracks all trim and green,
An accident occurs, on base, an army base.
I am sent and there meet a young police officer, RCMP.
I am an experienced City Officer, out of my jurisdiction.
He is young, I help him out, that’s what we do.
Jurisdictions change and now the camp is ‘City’.
I am sent on a call, not easy to forget.
A young man has…