Monthly Archives: March 2015

Slow Down

Please slow down darling, You are growing up too fast. Revel in childhood.

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Angry Love – a mother’s view of anorexia¬†

You hear anger, But my words are built on love. Said too fast, Too loud; Fuelled by anger, Frustration, Sadness. Why won’t you eat? Why can’t I make you eat? WHY? I’ve lost track of who I’m angry at… You, … Continue reading

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In My Hands

Sometimes I worry That I have too much power In your life. You look up to me, Love me, Hang on my every word. You believe in everything I do Or say. But I am not always right. You do … Continue reading

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Small Seeds

Seeds of our future Lie dormant, until their time. With hope, growth begins.

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School’s Out

Up and and down, Our pastures green, There’s not a teacher To be seen, They’re all ensconced In pubs and bars, Where amidst cheers And loud hurrahs, They finally Relax a while, The marking? Add it to the pile… Now … Continue reading

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Coming Out – Haiku

Said all in one breath, It sounded almost normal. But what would they say?

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Underestimated 

They said you wouldn’t get it. They said you wouldn’t care. They said it was a waste of time, My even being there. They said you wouldn’t listen. They said you wouldn’t learn. They said the things I talked about … Continue reading

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The End, Maybe

He looked at her With thinly veiled disgust. She looked at him With thinly veiled distrust. What once worked Was broken And twisted and bent Where love was Was hatred And time felt misspent. She looked at him And wished … Continue reading

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Walls of Stone

He built walls around him, Firm and tall. He let nobody in those walls at all. He hid behind Those walls of stone, He hid there by himself, Alone. The walls were tall, And firm, And wide, No way to … Continue reading

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Take me somewhere nice

Take me somewhere nice. I don’t mean posh, I don’t mean fancy. Take me somewhere free of judgement. Free of ridicule and eyes that stare. Free of people who assume, But never ask. Take me somewhere Where everyone feels loved, … Continue reading

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