Tag: poetry

Finally today I cried Not for me, but for her And the tiny baby. Lives so cruelly denied. I step out into the cold It pierces exposed skin. I think only of them, Desperation untold. Unspoken sadness and pain That …

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Thinking. Too hard. Too much As my dreams rip apart or some such Horror that sees them intrude with Tinges of sadness and regret. I want to be happy, but i’m not there yet. A life that spiralled out of …

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This week’s theme from The Reading Residence was glass, so with this in mind and with a backdrop of flood and “More Rain to Come” headlines, I thought I’d share a poem from a Children’s Anthology I had as a …

The Theme Game: Glass Read More »

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When you arrived the light came on. No more the darkness that filtered into even the sunniest day. The cynic was abducted and replaced with a childlike wonder at the world. How did your eyes see this? What did that …

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I found this verse today and it really struck a chord*; especially as Tuesdays are always a bit manic with running the nappy and sling libraries, managing a toddler and pre-schooler at a softplay centre while trying to talk to …

Hurry Up (and Slow Down) Read More »

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