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Reflection - Meditation

A Passover meal for thirteen

How come it’s always me that gets to lay the table and never the boys?
A Passover meal for thirteen, mum says,
in our upstairs room;
ten courses,
best dishes,
two jars of wine,
and they might need a waitress.
Job for you, Naomi, mum says.
Maybe a bit of pocket money in it –
you’d like that, wouldn’t you?

Me – I’d rather be out playing with my friends...

By Ruth Burgess

Taken from Eggs and Ashes by Ruth Burgess and Chris Polhil.  Click here to buy.

Published by Wild Goose Publications
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