Monthly Archives: September 2013

Newborn Moments

When I look at you, I know what love looks like. When I hear you sigh, I know what love sounds like. When you’re in my arms, I know what love feels like.

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What did you do at school dear?

Monday “What did you do at school dear?” Said the Mother, Her mind on the road. “In science we did an experiment, Mum We turned a prince into a toad!” “Oh really? That’s lovely, how nice dear.” Said the Mother, … Continue reading

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Lyra, Ellie and the Crocodile

Lyra and Ellie went to the park, In search of some fun and some games, Like a turn on the swings, Or a trip down the slide, Or a go on the big climbing frames.   But when they arrived, … Continue reading

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Bedtime

“It’s time for bed” She called in vain, Her calls went quite unheard. Jane was chasing spiders. John was drawing birds.   “It’s time for bed” She called again, This time a little louder. Jane turned up her music. John … Continue reading

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Being Three

It was not fun when I was none, I couldn’t pick my nose or run, I simply lay about all day, I wasn’t big enough to play.   It was more fun when I was one, I liked to play … Continue reading

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A Dragon Named Paul

In a faraway land where the sea meets the sky, And the hills are marshmallows and the rocks are alive, Live a colony of dragons – the regular sort – With fire-breathing bellies, who eat children for sport. They fill … Continue reading

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Memories

Memories are dishonest things, Over time they grow warts or wings. They can cause grief, or fights or fuss, Sometimes those white lies comfort us.   That mountain that we tried to climb, And found all too adventurous, We climbed … Continue reading

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