Round and bright.
What's that 'pop'?
I hear the sound, the room turns dark.
There, on the carpet lies the glassy bulb,
torn asunder from its metal screw.
Run through the house, seeking out pliers,
to tease out the ring trapped inside.
Don't ruin the fixture.
Please come loose.
Finally it gives.
I turn in a new bulb,
same as before.
Flick the fuseboard switch.
Light is restored.
I turned the light on and the glass end JUMPED off the metal screw ring and landed on the carpet with a POP sound.
I had to use pliers to unscrew the metal bit out of the fitting. The bulb… Read more