Marooned for three years, Ben Gunn was
‘sore for Christian diet’. He dreamt of cheese,
Doctor Livesey always had about him
a piece of Parmesan in a snuffbox.
When he heard about the dreams, he said,
‘Well, that’s for Ben Gunn!’
But we never find out if the ‘half mad maroon’ savours
the King of Cheeses.
Maybe he eats it and thinks of Cheddar.
I was walking up the Farnham Road in Slough.
I passed an off-licence run by Sikhs,