Have you ever felt that
helpless feeling or
that feeling of being helpless?
Like you can’t help and there is nothing
to be done except watch and stand by
for the next instalment of “It’s going wrong”.
Have you ever experienced anger
because nothing you seem to say
or want to do matters and your
opinions and ideas are just ignored
and become a routine in the musical, “Are
you actually there, ’cause I never
If you have, then join me
in praise of being in family life,
in praise of the grand invisibility
of being in a relationship.