You are old enough now to remember this.
The overhead power line at the cottage
meant we could not fly the new kite there.
I knew a field five minutes away
with a ruined medieval chapel
and a view down the slope to a bay
where hundreds of souls drowned in a fabled storm.
But we told you of the space and the wind.
Your daddy showed you how to fly the kite
while your mummy, grandma and me went