Irene & Aileen
(Aileen and Irene)
by Julie Boden
Aileen: When I was two mum was in hospital
so Grandma and three aunties took me in.
At nine I went to Quaker boarding school
and learnt to wait in silence; look within.
Irene: I started Sunday school when I was three.
My husband, as a boy, sang in the choir.
We were confirmed, then married, C of E
believing God as Immanent and Higher.
A & I: Cast out of trust Faith is the seed we sow.
Why dig and dig its roots? Just let it grow…