Thursday, 29 September 2016

Not loved enough - Suniti Namjoshi

Not loved enough, nor yet quite lost,
No longer fought for, nor yet forgot,
My well being, once rightfully yours
(Of no account in your accounting)
Is set aside to count the cost.
So then, farewell:
I am too dear for your possessing.

Suniti Namjoshi (born 1941)
Source: The New Exeter Book of Riddles, edited by Kevin Crossley-Holland and Lawrence Sail, Enitharmon Press (1999)

For the answer to this riddle, scroll down...

Answer: National Health Service

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