The lamp shade on another base.
Broken by your fall, the last you had
The lamp and base separated evermore
But now the light shines through the shade, I’m glad
I feel the love is lit deep in my core
The base stands all alone no more to be
Except for its own beauty and its grace
Reminders of those journeys to the sea
Aldeburgh beach and joyfilled face.
So on these parts, once unified, shall live
I need not throw them out with rubbish and old tins
The shade gives shadows I’m familiar with
The rounded base has boldly its self shown
What once was one has now become two parts
Each of them gives solace to my heart