Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Intrepid Rabbit

The rabbit emerged, blinking, from his warren; Today he would explore new territory. He was jumpy, Scared, Uncertain what he’d find. His young legs had never travelled far. His young mind had not imagined much. He was intrepid, Keen to … Continue reading

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Proudly, Loudly, Wrong

She walked, Proudly, But with the certainty Of one who knew she was wrong. And she sang, Loudly. She knew the words, But of a different song. Strong, wrong-footed She travelled Day and night, Along a straight path That forced … Continue reading

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Two Years of Poems! [Haiku]

A poem a day: Two years recorded in verse. Continue or pause? — I have written a poem every single day for two years. I think it’s fair to say they’ve been varied both in topic and in quality. I … Continue reading

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Almost Special

Almost, but not quite special, Was how he thought he was, He was very nearly handsome, But he wasn’t quite, because His ears were slightly pointy, His nose a bit too long And the colour of his skin Was altogether … Continue reading

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Built to Last

They walked and talked Like friends of old, Though so much time had passed, But passing time Means nothing When a friendship’s built to last. They passed the point of niceties In moments And moved on, To matters of the … Continue reading

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Holding On

I get up, I live, And I go to bed. On some days This Is as much As can be hoped for. But, For as long as There is A tomorrow, Even these days Have not Been wasted.

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Slipping Mask

Each day, she carefully Placed a mask upon her face To keep the world out And her feelings in. Her terror and panic Lay perfectly hidden Behind a serene facade. But some days, The mask felt heavy And it slipped … Continue reading

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