Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Year’s Eve

Out with the old, And in with the new, We welcome New Year, With resolutions to, Drink less, Or eat less, Give up a vice, Or run more, Or learn more, Or take more advice. As Big Ben chimes 12 … Continue reading

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Growing Up

I cannot help but notice, That you’re growing up too fast. When you were small, I had assumed, Your childhood would last Far longer than it seems to have, It really has whizzed by; It seems only two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Cheeky Girl

You’d think I’d note your cheeky grin, And eyes quite clearly full of sin, But each time with your baby blues, You persuade your Mum to choose, To see a child who’s all good, And always does just as she … Continue reading

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Poetry Writing

All it takes is one line, And the rest of it’s fine, But sometimes that one line is elusive. You hunt high, You hunt low, But the words will not flow, And your poem is far from conclusive. You put … Continue reading

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To My Husband

I wish I had the words to show, How much you mean to me. I love you to the moon and back, But how to make you see? It’s the little things I love the most, The way you make … Continue reading

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I want an alien for Christmas!

I want an alien for Christmas! Declared the little girl, As she spoke to Father Christmas, Whilst pushing back her curls. I want one who’s as tall as me, With skin green like a pear, And seventeen eyes, And wings … Continue reading

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On Christmas Day, With Love

With love to you on Christmas Day, The international day of play, When adults, pets and children too, Stop whatever else they do, On every other day each year, And indulge in some festive cheer. Wearing PJs and a smile, … Continue reading

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