Houseguests, all to bed early, drooped with j-lag.
A straight steady rain, the windows
and doors open: the world is white and green.
I cooked all afternoon, Guinness stew
and bread and apple crisp.
Two neighbor girls took their horses swimming in the cove.
Dishwashing liquid is called Fairy Liquid
and laundry detergent is called Fairy Powder.
Plastic wrap is called Cling Film.
(Learning the vocabulary.)