Monthly Archives: March 2014

Remembering or Reimagining?

Do you trust your own memory? Does it tell you the truth? Or do you sometimes ask questions And look for more proof? Remembering feels like Watching a video play, But in fact our mind Often decides its own way, … Continue reading

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Thank You Mum – a poem for my Mum on Mother’s Day

I follow in your footsteps, But my feet don’t fill your tread. I try to be the way you were, And say the things you said. Lots of people give advice, But you just showed the way, By being the … Continue reading

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I Pick You Up

When you fall, I pick you up, And dust you down, And gently cup Your face within These hands of mine, And as you grizzle And you whine, I whisper softly In your ear, All the words You need to … Continue reading

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Why are there no words?

Why are there no words… To tell you the things I need to say, To ease a pain too big to go away, To make tomorrow a brighter day? Why are there no words… To gently take you by the … Continue reading

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It isn’t very hard to rhyme

It isn’t very hard to rhyme, Provided that you have the time, To gently play around with words, And make sure they don’t sound absurd. If you do it for a while, (And you find it makes you smile) You … Continue reading

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School Run – a children’s poem

Every day we walk to school, In wind and rain and sun, Sometimes it’s quite boring, But on other days it’s fun. Sometimes we have missions, We must solve along the way, Sometimes we are heroes And we have to … Continue reading

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One Thing I Can’t Change – a poem about adoption

Some things, We aren’t supposed to say. Some problems, We hope just go away, Things too big to talk about, And mention of them Makes folk doubt, Whether we are capable, Or suitable, Reliable… This thing that eats me Every … Continue reading

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