They had a dream the old couple who came
to our hamlet, their dream was a tiny house
painted white and blue. A kitchen garden they
had, lettuce and tomatoes, carrots too, and
the gods smiled upon them, but not for long.
She got bad knees could not bend down,
he had back problem could no longer play golf
or tinker with his car; their garden became
a jungle, where weed strangled useful plants.
back to their own country they flew said to
come back soon, when well-being got better.
He died first in his sleep, she followed him into
eternity a month later. Their dream had been
so modest, white and blue