I am in my late nineties,
My memorys got rather poor.
Like why am I driving out into the night
Away from my own garage door?
to be driving the car very fast,
But the switch for the lights I cant
Thats not a significant problem to
Being almost totally blind.
bumping and thumping and squelching,
And I think I can hear peoples
Its all rather odd and confusing;
I do wish I knew what it means.
stand by my car in my garage.
I cannot remember quite why.
Id best close the doors and go up
Theres the moon and the stars in
daughter has called round to see me;
Must be morning - Yes, outside its
She tells me the 'Hit and Run Madman'
Claimed fifteen more victims last night.
first four were hit on the pavements -
Such carnage police hadnt seen.
Five chased from the road cross the
Mowed down on the seventeenth green.
more were hit in their gardens
As they went out to call in the cat.
The ones who left open the patio doors
Were run down in their lounge where they
stories of death and destruction
Give us poor, frail, old folk a fright.
Im just glad that Im too
To dare venture outside at night.