Monthly Archives: June 2014

Help Me to be a Better Friend

I don’t know how to be with you, I don’t know what to say. I want to be a help to you, But you push everyone away. I know that things are hard right now, And that you feel alone, … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 61 – Holiday

Today’s prompt is to write a poem which describes the perfect holiday You might like to consider: Should you describe a holiday you’ve been on or a dream you harbour? Where would your perfect destination be? Why? What would you … Continue reading

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Life’s Dance

Some days I want nothing more Than to dance in the rain With gay abandon. To know that I am free Just to be. Some days I want nothing more Than to dance in the arms Of a lover. To … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 60 – Sixty

Today’s prompt is to write a poem which contains exactly sixty words You might like to consider: How should you form your poem – e.g. ten lines of six words etc? Should you refer to the number sixty in your … Continue reading

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You Made Me Proud Today

You made me proud today, In a thousand different ways. The way you dressed yourself, And brushed your hair, Ate your breakfast nicely, And tidied away your plate. The way you worked so hard, To colour only within the lines. … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 59 – Letter

  Today’s prompt is to write a poem in which someone receives a letter You might like to consider: Who is the letter from? Who is it to? What news does it contain? How does the recipient respond to this … Continue reading

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Dear Wayne

You may not walk among us, But you’re with us every day, You’re with us when we see the things That make us stop and say Wayne would really love that… Do you remember when…? Do you miss Wayne? I … Continue reading

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