Editorial note: The author of this poem has motor neurone disease. He used to enjoy his walking holidays with his wife, Alice.
Alice needed a rest after nine months of lockdown and care as my functions melted away.
A hurried phone call as she explored north Derbyshire
“I only want to do this walk with you”
The shock of our temporary mutual isolation
The foresight of the end of this story.
4 Replies to “Walking with Alice”
Bows to you Tom and Alice_/\_