Category Archives: Love

Crescent Smile

[in memory of Grandpa, one year on] The crescent moon smiles down at me, Although my day was sad, A year since my Grandpa passed, A year less good than bad. I hide away in bed afraid Seek refuge in … Continue reading

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I hold her tight

I hold her tight This girl of mine, For fear that she might fall; For fear that with a looser grip She’d not be here at all. I kiss her boo boos, Wipe her tears, Shoulder worries, Combat fears, I … Continue reading

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Sleepy Snuggles

Just one more cuddle? You plead, before you sleep; There is *always* time

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Wedding Day Sonnet

They seemed a perfect pairing from the start, Two minds alike (both quirky, slightly strange..) It wasn’t long before he stole her heart, Or she stole his – regardless, soon life changed. No longer did they talk of ‘I’ but … Continue reading

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Healing Hold

If I could take your pain away I would. I’d wear it, aching, shaking, But relieved. If I could know That your pain was no more. For now I’ll hold you close To help you heal.

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Observation of a Friend

She observed her friend, Smiling, Broken, So hurt by one she once loved. The physical wounds healing, The emotional wounds ragged and raw. Each day, the friend applied make up And a smile, And she faced the world. She would … Continue reading

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With You

Without you I am nothing But when with you I am whole. How is it that Your hand in mine Can plug my leaking soul? Why is it that I love you? Why is it that you care? And why … Continue reading

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