Godfrey Rust

Rookie (London, England)

Godfrey Rust Poems

1. The Place Where Socks Go 4/12/2006
2. Welcome To The Real World 4/12/2006
3. Choosing A Wife 4/12/2006
4. Come On In, The Sofa's Lovely 4/12/2006
5. Adam 4/12/2006
6. You Can'T Be Too Careful 4/12/2006
7. Eternity 1/12/2012
8. September 11,2001 4/12/2006
9. Precautions 4/12/2006
10. Higgs Boson 1/13/2012
11. Dear Son 1/26/2012
12. Body Count (For Graham Rust) 1/12/2012
13. Heaven (Sequence Of 4 Short Poems) 1/12/2012
14. Promises 4/12/2006
15. Mary 4/12/2006
16. Communique 4/12/2006
17. At Mawgan Porth 4/12/2006
18. From Where She Lies 4/12/2006
19. Postscript 4/12/2006
20. Harvest 1/26/2012
21. Crabs 1/26/2012
Best Poem of Godfrey Rust

The Place Where Socks Go

There's a place where socks go
when the washing is done
and the driers have dried
and the spinners have spun
and it's past eight o'clock
and there's no one about
and the launderette's locked—
then the odd socks come out.

There is hosiery here
of each pattern and hue—
some plain, striped or spotted,
some black, red or blue—
some worn only once,
some so old they have formed
to exactly the shape
of the foot they once warmed—

some were brought back from Sock Shops
in airports in ...

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Go about your normal daily lives.
The best defense
is not to give in to fear.
Take sensible precautions.
Report anything suspicious
like a white substance
that looks like flour or baby powder.
Watch carefully
for strange behavior,

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