Monthly Archives: April 2016

Bedtime Tears

I dry your tears, And yet they fall; I don’t have hands to catch them all. From where they come, I do not know; So sad, my darling, Why so low? Your words Are not enough to share, The pain … Continue reading

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Stumbling

She heard, But wasn’t listening She looked, But didn’t see She felt a slight unease in life Is this how it should be? She looked around For meaning, But the world appeared Opaque; Unfulfilled she felt her life A technicoloured … Continue reading

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Spring blossom

Blooming then falling, Delicate blossom in spring; Transient beauty.

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Observer

The cat sat, Watching, The world pass by; She watched as people Laughed And cried. She watched And twitched her tail In time, With the busy People Pantomime. Some stopped And said hello To her Or stroked her Ginger, Silky … Continue reading

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Poorly Baby [haiku]

Your hurting hurts me; I wish I could take your pain. Get well soon baby.

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Unseeing (sonnet)

If you could see the way that you are loved, And feel that love, if only for a day, You’d see that in our eyes you are enough, And start to see yourself a different way. You beat yourself with … Continue reading

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Big, but still our Baby

Your head Cradled in my hand, Your toes Just reaching the crook of my elbow, Tiny, wrinkled and perfect. Those newborn moments Seem no time at all ago, Yet today you stand tall, Your head full of hopes, Dreams and … Continue reading

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