Floppy Puppy Play

by Paul Raworth Bennett 🙂 click here to listen along 🙂 Okay!  Come on, let's play! Let's play, Bingo.  C'mon!! Kisses!  C'mon… kisses! That's a boy!  That's a boy!... Huggie time!… hrrr..rrr… hrrr… hrrr… C'mon, c'mon, let's play!... Floppy, floppy, puppy kisses! rrrr…!  rrrr…!  arrr..rrr!... Hug time!  Come on! hrrr…!  RUFF!! Oh, oh, oh…  okay... … Continue reading Floppy Puppy Play

You!

by Paul Raworth Bennett ~~~ for my son... Happy 23rd Birthday!  ~~~ My hand glided over your mother's beautiful, swollen belly Feeling your kicks and taps We sang you lullabies and read you stories while You explored your warm, liquid cocoon Nine months of excitement, anticipation Ah, the miracle! You filled her womb with Life while … Continue reading You!

How Many… ?

by Paul Raworth Bennett 🙂 click here to listen along 🙂 (for a long-gone girlfriend who tried so hard to set me free) How many? How many ways can I ruin the eggs while you're Warming under the duvet? How many ways can I mangle the notes while I'm Singing your song out of key? How … Continue reading How Many… ?

Remy, the Unwitting Electrified Jedi Army

by Paul Raworth Bennett 🙂 click here to listen along 🙂 After decades of fruitless, frantic searching Remy finally found Heart-Kettle's electric cord, and Into a gentle current of warmth and love He finally plugged it, feeling rather chuffed that At long last, he'd conquered himself, And now it was time for tea! But then Electric … Continue reading Remy, the Unwitting Electrified Jedi Army

My Loyal Paddleboard

by Paul Raworth Bennett Click here to listen along (the audio plays in a separate browser tab, so press "PLAY" and then return here to read along). My sleek, silent partner Always loyal, always ready I climb aboard you and then, Whispering of adventures ahead, You carry me, quietly and gently Across Neptune's rippling, golden … Continue reading My Loyal Paddleboard