Category Archives: Daily Life


I never knew what hate was But you taught me very well, By pretending to the world you cared Whilst in private, life was hell. The thing that is most cruel of all? That you won’t let me go.. We’ve … Continue reading

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Your temper unravels, Swinging.. Fraying at the ends; Like a yarn that’s Lost its way And now lies In a mess, A jumbled heap Upon a recently swept floor. I try to understand how the yarn Unfurled. What caused the … Continue reading

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The Fruit Tree

The tree was heavy – fruit so ripe, Its branches swept the floor. The birds and squirrels ate the fruit, The tree produced some more. The people passed And helped themselves, And pickled fruit For jars on shelves, But still … Continue reading

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Small acts of kindness

Small acts of kindness Brighten the darkest days. Smiles change everything. [upon finishing my bathroom today, my builders presented it to me complete with flowers in a vase to match the tiles. As I’ve been suffering with a migraine for … Continue reading

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Hot lazy motesĀ 

Dust motes slowly drift, Lazily falling downwards; Made tired by the heat.

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Sun Shine and Tears

Why is it When the sun shines, That my mood sinks; I feel sad? The brightest, Nicest, Sunny days, All leave me Feeling sad. Is it the weight of expectation That these summer days all bring That make me feel … Continue reading

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In Praise of Unsung Heroes

In praise of unsung heroes Who make ripples where they walk, And soothe injuries And tend to souls With sympathy and talk. They come in many guises, We walk by them every day And they make the world A better … Continue reading

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Time for a Haiku

Time for a haiku, For today was too fun-filled. My pen: neglected.

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Early Night [Haiku]

She fell into bed Rested her far too full head And hoped sleep would come

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You’re on your way home. Already, I imagine You all in my arms.

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