The open gate

I’ve found myself thinking of those that are no longer here. I don’t know why ? I guess it’s because it’s the beginning of a New Year and right now I’m listening to Pink Floyd’s track ‘ Wish you were here’. Not the old folk who’ve been in my life, but those of around my own age who shared a part of my growing up, who really should still be here. They passed away far too young; Finbar O’Shea, Simon Charity, Tucha, Joanne Edwards and Clive. To you dear reader they’re just names but  I miss seeing them. I miss the hello and the goodbyes. I miss the idle chat. Oh yes I wish you were here.